CHAPTER 258 – MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND 5682, SECTION 144 OF CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES; PROVIDING PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO STOP IN EVENT OF ACCIDENT INVOLVING INJURIES OR DEATH.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, be and hereby is amended by striking out and repealing 5682 Section 144 thereof and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

5682 Sec. 144. Penalty For Failure To Stop In The Event Of Accident Involving Injury or Death:—Every person convicted of violating Section 107 of this Chapter, relating to the duty of the driver of a motor vehicle in the event of certain accidents, shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than thirty (30) days nor more than five (5) years, or by a fine of not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) nor more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment. The Commissioner shall revoke the operator's or chauffeur's license of every person so convicted.

Approved March 19, 1941.