A. The operator of a wrecker or tow truck may stop a vehicle where it obstructs traffic when the operator:
1. Is engaged in the recovery of another vehicle; and
2. Takes the precautionary measures required by this Section.
B. A person commits the offense of failure to take precautions when obstructing traffic with a tow vehicle or wrecker engaged in the recovery of another vehicle if the operator does not do all of the following:
1. Determine that the recovery operation requires stopping the tow or recovery vehicle in the roadway; and
2. Activate tow vehicle warning lights described in ORS 816.280.