TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-32
Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

SECTION 31-32-16


   § 31-32-16  Payment sufficient to satisfy requirements. – (a) Judgments referred to in this chapter shall, for the purpose of this chapter only, be deemed satisfied:

   (1) When twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) has been credited upon any judgment or judgments rendered in excess of that amount because of bodily injury to or death of one person as the result of any one accident; or

   (2) When, subject to the limit of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) because of bodily injury to or death of one person, the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) has been credited upon any judgment or judgments rendered in excess of that amount because of bodily injury to or death of two (2) or more persons as the result of any one accident; or

   (3) When twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) has been credited upon any judgment or judgments rendered in excess of that amount because of injury to or destruction of property of others as a result of any one accident; or seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) combined bodily injury and property damage.

   (b) Provided, payments made in settlements of any claims because of bodily injury, death, or property damage arising from the accident shall be credited in reduction of the amounts provided for in this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1952, ch. 3002, § 15; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-22; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-16; P.L. 1964, ch. 171, § 3; P.L. 1968, ch. 7, § 1; P.L. 1976, ch. 314, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 81, § 2; P.L. 1991, ch. 167, § 3.)