Title 31
Motor and Other Vehicles

Chapter 32
Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

R.I. Gen. Laws § 31-32-22

§ 31-32-22. Certificate furnished by nonresident as proof.

A nonresident may give proof of financial responsibility by filing with the division of motor vehicles a written certificate or certificate of an insurance carrier authorized to transact business in the state in which the vehicle, or vehicles, owned by the nonresident is registered, or in the state in which the nonresident resides, if he or she does not own a vehicle, provided the certificate otherwise conforms with the provisions of this chapter. The division of motor vehicles shall accept the certificate upon condition that the insurance carrier complies with the following provisions with respect to the policies so certified.

(1) The insurance carrier shall execute a power of attorney authorizing the division of motor vehicles to accept service on its behalf of notice or process in any action arising out of a motor vehicle accident in this state.

(2) The insurance carrier shall agree in writing that the policies shall be deemed to conform with the laws of this state relating to the terms of motor vehicle liability policies issued in it.

History of Section.
P.L. 1952, ch. 3002, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-32; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-32-22.