Motor and Other Vehicles

Equipment and Accessories Generally

SECTION 31-23-26

§ 31-23-26. Fenders and wheel flaps required.

No person shall operate any motor vehicle on any public highway of this state unless the vehicle is equipped with fenders covering the front wheels of the motor vehicle, or operate any passenger motor vehicle on any public highway equipped with tires which extend beyond the fenders or body of the vehicle unless it is also equipped with flaps or suitable guards to reduce spray or splash to the rear and sides. Violations of this section are subject to fines enumerated in § 31-41.1-4.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 34, § 41; P.L. 1955, ch. 3539, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 31-23-26; P.L. 1973, ch. 265, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 120.)