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Telematics Legislation Introduced in Rhode Island Senate

Legislation Weighs in on Connected Vehicle Data

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 15, 2016 – On Jan. 13, Dominick Ruggerio, Rhode Island Senate Majority Leader, introduced Senate Bill 2055. This legislation would regulate the generation, collection, analysis, dissemination and sharing of connected car vehicle data. The legislation seeks to protect consumer rights relating to the access and sharing of that data. S.B. 2055 has been assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee for further consideration.

To view the text of S.B. 2055 and related items, please go to ASA’s legislative website,

The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry.

ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. For additional information about ASA, including past media releases, go to, or visit ASA’s legislative website at

Contact: ASA Washington, D.C. Office
(202) 543-1440

For Release: Immediate
News Bulletin 16.2

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