§ 31-23-39. Safety seat belts in new vehicles.
It is unlawful for any person to buy, sell, lease, trade, or transfer from or to Rhode Island residents at retail an automobile, which is manufactured or assembled commencing with the 1964 models, unless the vehicle is equipped with safety belts installed for use in the left front and right front seat.
(P.L. 1962, ch. 98, § 1.)