Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 32
Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-32-20

§ 31-32-20. Alternate methods of giving proof.

Proof of financial responsibility when required under this chapter, with respect to a vehicle or with respect to a person who is not the owner of a vehicle, may be given by filing:

(1) A certificate of insurance as provided in § 31-32-21 or 31-32-22;

(2) A bond as provided in 31-32-27;

(3) A certificate of deposit of money or securities as provided in § 31-32-30;

(4) A certificate of self-insurance, as provided in § 31-33-9, supplemented by an agreement by the self-insurer that, with respect to accidents occurring while the certificate is in force, the self-insurer will pay the same amounts that an insurer would have been obliged to pay under an owner’s motor vehicle liability policy if it had issued a policy to the self-insurer.

History of Section.
P.L. 1952, ch. 3002, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-30; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-20.