Looking for a shop to install my winter tires here RI and I came across this law: 31-4-11. Sale of automobiles – Required equipment. (a) No automobile shall be sold, whether new or used, by a dealer, at wholesale or retail, unless the automobile is equipped with a spare tire and a jack, both of which must be functional and operational. The provisions of this section shall not apply: (1) To an automobile equipped with tires that without any tire air inflation permit vehicle operation for at least fifty (50) miles at speeds up to at least fifty-five (55) miles per hour; or (2) An automobile equipped with a factory installed tire repair and inflation system. (b) A violation of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor. History of Section. (P.L. 1985, ch. 82, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 257, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 286, § 1.) Guess I’ll be calling for my FREE tire repair kit.