2012 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 31 - Motor and Other vehicles
Chapter 31-27.1 - Aggressive Driving
Chapter 31-27.1-3 - "Aggressive driving" defined.


RI Gen L § 31-27.1-3 (2012) What's This?

§ 31-27.1-3 "Aggressive driving" defined. – "Aggressive driving" means that an individual, coincident to operating a motor vehicle in violation of chapter 14 of this title, engages in conduct which violates two (2) or more of the following sections of law:

(1) Obedience to traffic control devices, § 31-13-4;

(2) Overtaking on the right, § 31-15-5;

(3) Driving within a traffic lane, § 31-15-1;

(4) Following too closely – interval between vehicles, § 31-15-12;

(5) Yielding right of way, §§ 31-15-12.1, 31-17-1, 31-17-2, 31-17-4, 31-17-6, 31-17-7 and 31-17-8;

(6) Entering the roadway, §§ 31-15-14, 31-17-3 and 31-17-5;

(7) Use of turn signals, §§ 31-16-5, 31-16-6, 31-16-8 and 31-16-9;

(8) Relating to school buses, special stops, stop signs and yield signs, chapter 20 of this title; and

(9) Use of emergency break-down lane for travel, § 31-15-16.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 254, § 1.)

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