§ 31-7-2 Vehicles transporting persons or property for compensation.
A nonresident owner of a foreign vehicle operated within this state for the transportation of persons or property for compensation or for the transportation of merchandise, either regularly according to a schedule or for a consecutive period exceeding thirty (30) days, shall register the vehicle and pay the same fees for it as is required for like vehicles owned by residents of this state.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 5, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-7-2.)