TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-33
Safety Responsibility Violations – General Provisions

SECTION 31-33-10


§ 31-33-10 Statement as to liability insurance not included in sale of vehicle.

(a) Whenever any motor vehicle dealer licensed under chapter 5 of this title sells a motor vehicle at retail other than a cash sale, and the transaction for financing the purchase does not include the sale of liability insurance coverage which will protect the purchaser under the provisions of chapters 31 and 32 of this title, the purchase order or invoice or memorandum of conditional sales contract evidencing the transaction shall contain a statement in the following form:

"It is understood that insurance coverage which would protect the purchaser under the Rhode Island Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act is not included in the purchase of the motor vehicle described here.

The purchaser has received a copy of this statement.

.................................. (purchaser's signature) .................................. (seller's signature)"

(b) The seller shall print or stamp the statement on the purchase order or invoice in distinctive colored ink and with clearly visible letters. The statement shall be signed by the purchaser and the seller in the space provided in it on or before the date of delivery of the motor vehicle described in the purchase order or invoice or memorandum of conditional sales contract, and a copy of the form shall be given to the purchaser by the seller.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1952, ch. 3002, § 47; P.L. 1955, ch. 3531, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-33-10; P.L. 1962, ch. 204, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-31-10.)