Title 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

Chapter 13.1
Motor Carrier Transportation Contracts

R.I. Gen. Laws § 39-13.1-2

§ 39-13.1-2. Indemnity agreement in motor carrier transportation contract void.

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of chapters 12 and 13 of this title, or any general or public law to the contrary, any provision, clause, covenant, or agreement contained in a motor carrier transportation contract that purports to indemnify, defend, or hold harmless, or has the effect of indemnifying, defending, or holding harmless, an indemnitee from or against any liability for loss or damage resulting from the indemnitee’s negligence or intentional acts or omissions shall be void and unenforceable.

(b) This section does not apply to the Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement administered by the Intermodal Association of North America or other agreements providing for the interchange, use, or possession of intermodal chassis or other intermodal equipment.

History of Section.
P.L. 2018, ch. 83, § 1; P.L. 2018, ch. 89, § 1.