For life threatening emergencies call 911.
How do I report issues on state highways?
report needed repairs such as potholes or damaged signs contact our Ask ODOT staff online or call 1-888-275-6368 (1-888-ASK-ODOT) and choose option 6.
How do I report a drunk or impaired driver?
Report possible drunk or drugged drivers by calling *677 from a mobile phone or 911 from any phone.
How do I report a state driver unsafe behavior or misuse of a vehicle?
Email or call the Oregon Department of Administrative Services 503-373-7475 or use the online reporting form.
How do I report unsafe operation of a commercial truck?
Call the Truck Safety Hotline 1-800-248-6782 or use the
online form to report
a truck speeding, tailgating, changing lanes unsafely, or spilling its load. This service is provided by ODOT's Commerce and Compliance Division.
How do I report dirty or unsafe conditions at a rest area?
You can find a list of rest areas by highway number on TripCheck.com. Many of the safety rest areas along state highways are managed by the
Oregon Travel Information Council or Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, use the contact information listed online to notify them about an issue.
How do I report an illicit discharge into a storm water runoff or drain?
An illicit discharge occurs when anything other than storm water enters our storm water facilities. Dumping chemicals into storm drains, roadways, curb and butter sidewalks, driveways and yards are all sources of illicit discharges. Report and illicit discharge on Oregon's highways by contacting our Clean Water Program coordinator by email or using
How do I report immediate road hazards, such as debris in the road or a disabled vehicle?
To report needed repairs such as potholes or damaged signs contact Ask ODOT staff online or call 1-888-275-6368 (1-888-ASK-ODOT) and choose option 6. Learn why ODOT patches potholes.
Dial 911 for life-threatening emergencies.
Non-emergency assistance, contact Oregon State Police in the following ways:
Dial *OSP or *677 if you are calling from a mobile phone, or
800-442-0776 Northern Command Center (NCC)
Non-emergency assistance for these counties: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Sherman, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington, Wheeler, and Yamhill.
800-442-2068 Southern Command Center (SCC)
Non-emergency assistance for these counties: Baker, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Josephine, parts of Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa.
If you are unsure which OSP dispatch to dial, call either one and they will assist you.
How do I find out where my car was towed?
If your vehicle was towed from a state or interstate highway within Multnomah County call ODOT Region 1 Dispatch at 503-283-5859. Please have your license plate number and vehicle make and model ready.
If your vehicle was towed from a state or interstate highway outside Multnomah County
call Oregon State Police non-emergency assistance at *OSP or *677. If your vehicle was not on a state highway, please contact the managing road authority. Learn who owns the road.