Governing Law and Regulations
Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Motor Carrier Transportation Division
ODOT Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division
Oregon State Police (OSP)
Oregon Emergency Management
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oregon has adopted the federal hazardous materials regulations as they apply to hazardous materials motor carriers, with additional requirements for notification in the event of a hazardous materials spill, for the transportation of radioactive materials, and for inspection notification.
• Administration and enforcement. ODOT administers and enforces Oregon's hazardous materials transportation requirements.
Motor Carrier Spill Notification
If a hazardous material spill should occur, transporters must immediately notify:
- Oregon Emergency Response System —800-452-0311 from within Oregon —503-378-4124 from outside Oregon
- National Response Center: 800-424-8802
- Waste generator
Transporters are also required to note on the manifest the time and location of the spill and the amount and type of material spilled and file a Hazardous Materials Incident Report with ODOT ...