Alternative Fuel Technology Weight Exemption

A vehicle equipped with a fully functional idle reduction system designed to reduce fuel use and emissions from engine idling may exceed the maximum weight limitations by up to 550 pounds (lbs.) to accommodate the added weight of the idle reduction technology. Any natural gas vehicle or electric vehicle may exceed the limits by up to 2,000 lbs.

(Reference Oregon Revised Statutes 818.030)

Jurisdiction: Oregon

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: May 7, 2007

Amended: Jun 17, 2019

Technologies: Idle Reduction, Natural Gas

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