Do you need rear turn signals on a motorcycle for public street use in Oregon?

I've got turn signals on the front and the bike is newer. I am aware during the day that hand signals will suffice when visibility is above 1000 feet.

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  • Dimo J
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Best Answer

    The law, according to the AMA, is that you need your working turn signals.

    http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?sect...

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    http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/816.html

    816.120 Turn signals. Each of the following is a requirement for turn signals as described:

    (1) Turn signals shall be so constructed and located on a vehicle as to give a signal of intention to turn right or left.

    (2) The following types of turn signals shall show light in the direction indicated:

    (a) Front turn signal lights shall show light to the front of the vehicle.

    (b) Rear turn signal lights shall show light to the rear of the vehicle.

    (3) The following types of turn signals shall have the color of light indicated:

    (a) Front turn signal lights may be white or amber.

    (b) Rear turn signal lights may be red, amber or yellow.

  • nevitt
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    they do no longer help lots different than to make the rear of the motorbike greater seen. The turn alerts are so close to to the tail mild, it incredibly is puzzling for cagers to tell apart which way you're turning.

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