2010 Rhode Island Code
Title 31 Motor and Other vehicles
CHAPTER 31-27 Motor Vehicle Offenses
§ 31-27-1 Driving so as to endanger, resulting in death.


§ 31-27-1 Driving so as to endanger, resulting in death. – (a) When the death of any person ensues as a proximate result of an injury received by the operation of any vehicle in reckless disregard of the safety of others, including violations of § 31-27-22, the person so operating the vehicle shall be guilty of "driving so as to endanger, resulting in death".

(b) Any person charged with the commission of this offense shall upon conviction be imprisoned for not more than ten (10) years and have his or her license to operate a motor vehicle suspended for no more than five (5) years.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 24, § 1; P.L. 1950 (s. s.), ch. 2639, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 31-27-1; P.L. 1978, ch. 208, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 121, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 193, § 2.)

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