Delivery driver bill passes Senate

News
RI Senate chambers_505472

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A bill aimed at keeping food delivery drivers safe is headed to the governor’s desk.

The Rhode Island Senate approved a bill Wednesday which would make assault of a delivery driver a felony. Penalties include up to 3 years in prison, a $3,000 fine, or both. If a weapon is used, punishment could be more severe.

The bill has already been approved by the full House of Representatives.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Impeachment Hearings

More Impeachment Hearings

Don't Miss

Community Events & Happenings

More Community
Live Cams on WPRI.com