Commercial Law – General Regulatory Provisions

Highway Accident Agreements

SECTION 6-35-1

§ 6-35-1. Agreements.

Any contractual agreement relating to the repair of a motor vehicle entered into as a direct and immediate result of an automobile collision on a public highway, thoroughfare, or street may be rescinded at the option of the owner of the motor vehicle within forty-eight (48) hours after the occurrence of the accident by presenting written notice of the rescission to the other party. The owner of the motor vehicle shall not be liable for the cost of any repair work done prior to the expiration of the rescission period and the motor vehicle must be returned to the owner upon request.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 143, § 1.)