Motor and Other Vehicles

Operators' and Chauffeurs' Licenses

SECTION 31-10-15

§ 31-10-15. Liability of person signing minor's application.

Any negligence or willful misconduct of a minor under the age of eighteen (18) years when driving a motor vehicle upon a highway shall be imputed to the person who has signed the application of that minor for a permit or license, which person shall be jointly and severally liable with the minor for any damages caused by the minor's negligence or willful misconduct except as otherwise provided in § 31-10-16.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 15, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 31-10-14; G.L. 1956, § 31-10-15; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 1.)