Rhode Island Legislation to Enable Digital Evidence of Car Insurance

Motorists would no longer have to rifle by way of their glove compartment for evidence of auto insurance coverage below legislation pending before Rhode Island lawmakers.

The bill would let motorists to use their smartphones or other mobile electronic units to provide police proof of car insurance throughout a targeted traffic end. The proposal is up for a vote in the Home Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

If the bill is enacted, motorists would be permitted to entry their policies with their phones to demonstrate they have insurance coverage. Police would be prohibited from accessing something else on the driver’s phone other than the insurance details.

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