CHAPTER 192 - FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS - REGULATIONS CONCERNING OPERATION OF SCHOOL BUSES

AN ACT MAKING IT UNLAWFUL FOR THE OPERATOR OF ANY SCHOOL BUS TO TRANSPORT SCHOOL CHILDREN UPON ANY HIGHWAY IN THIS STATE, WITHOUT TIRE CHAINS ON ALL REAR. WHEELS, WHEN THE HIGHWAYS ARE COVERED WITH SNOW AND ICE, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT.

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

Section 1. That it shall be unlawful for the operator of any School Bus to transport school children upon any of the highways of this State, without tire chains on all rear wheels, when the highways are covered with snow and ice.

Section 2. That any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction before any Justice of the Peace or Court of Common Pleas, in this State, shall be subject to a fine of not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten clays, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court.

Approved April 9, 1941.