CHAPTER 259 – MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND 5689 SECTION 151 OF CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO TRACTION ENGINES AND TRACTORS.

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 the same is hereby amended by striking out and repealing 5689 Section 151 thereof and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:

5689 Sec. 151. Terms Traction Engine and Tractor Defined; May Have Attached Vehicle For Carrying Water or Fuel:—(a) The terms "traction engine" or "tractor" as used in this Article shall apply to all self-propelled engines equipped with metal or pneumatic tired wheels operated or propelled by any form of engine, motor or mechanical power, used primarily for agricultural purposes, road grading, and transporting the machinery and appliances, which, when at rest, they operate with their own power; and excluding engines which move or are operated upon, or are guided by a track.

(b) A traction engine or tractor shall as hereinafter provided, be allowed or permitted to have attached thereto and hauled over the public streets, roads and highways of this State any vehicle with metal or pneumatic tires used for carrying water and fuel for the use of said traction engine or tractor, road graders, stone crushers, sawmills, grain and seed threshers and other agricultural machinery or equipment not self-propelled.

Approved March 19, 1941.