CHAPTER 251 – MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, IN REFERENCE TO MOTOR VEHICLES STOPPING ON HIGHWAY.

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

Section 1. That 5641 Sec. 103 Paragraph (a) be amended by striking out Paragraph (a) of 5641 Sec. 103 of said Chapter and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:

5641. Sec. 103. Stopping on Highway:—(a) No person shall park or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the paved or improved or main traveled portion of any highway, outside of a business or residence district, when it is practicable to park or leave such vehicle standing off of the paved or improved or main traveled portion of such highway; provided, in no event shall any person park or leave standing any vehicle whether attended or unattended, upon any highway unless a clear and unobstructed width of not less than twenty feet upon the main traveled portion of said highway opposite such standing vehicle shall be left for free passage of other vehicles thereon, nor unless a clear view of such vehicle may be obtained from a distance of two hundred feet in each direction upon such highway.

Approved March 19, 1941.