Rhode Island enacts new law focusing on aftermarket parts on newer vehicles

“Rhode Island has a new law that focuses on aftermarket parts for newer vehicles. The law “provides that insurance companies may not mandate the use of aftermarket parts without the owner’s consent on motor vehicles less than 48 months beyond manufacture date.” However, the law excludes auto glass parts from its provisions, noting that “this chapter shall not apply to the repair or replacement of motor vehicle glass 13 performed by licensed motor vehicle glass repair shops pursuant to chapter 38.5 of title 5.”

The law became effective earlier this month and was not signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo.”

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