Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 25
Size, Weight, and Load Limits

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-25-19

§ 31-25-19. Removal of excess from overweight vehicles.

Whenever a proper officer upon weighing a vehicle and load, as provided in § 31-25-18, determines that the weight is unlawful, the officer may require the driver to stop the vehicle in a suitable place and remain standing until the portion of the load is removed as may be necessary to reduce the gross weight of the vehicle to such a limit as permitted under this chapter. All material so unloaded shall be cared for by the owner or operator of the vehicle at the risk of the owner or operator.

History of Section.
P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 35, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 31-25-19.