CHAPTER 224 - MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT REQUIRING ALL NON-RESIDENT OWNERS, OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES INVOLVED IN COLLISIONS WITH THE PERSON OR PROPERTY OF ANOTHER IN THIS STATE TO FURNISH SECURITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DAMAGES SUFFERED THEREBY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. Any person, firm or corporation, a non-resident of the State of Delaware, involved in any accident through the operation of a motor vehicle, wherein there is damage to property or person, the said person, firm or corporation liable to damages shall be required to furnish sufficient security for the payment of damages sustained by any person, firm or corporation before the motor vehicle of said non-resident or the contents thereof are removed from out of the State of Delaware.

Section 2. The security required in Section 1 of this Ad shall be double the estimated amount of the damages, as determined by any reputable automobile repair man of the State of Delaware, and shall be posted with any Justice of the Peace in the State of Delaware.

Approved May 5, 1937.