TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-12
Motor Carriers of Property

SECTION 39-12-8


§ 39-12-8 Declaration of public interest in contract carriers.

It is hereby declared that the business of contract carrier, as defined in this chapter, is affected with the public interest, and that the safety and welfare of the public upon the public highways within this state, the preservation and maintenance of the highways, and the proper regulation of common carriers using highways require the regulation of contract carriers to the extent provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1935, ch. 2268, art. 4, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 99, art. 4, § 1; P.L. 1946, ch. 1805, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 39-12-15; G.L. 1956, § 39-12-8; P.L. 1958, ch. 87, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 113.)