CHAPTER 260 - MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES, AND INCREASING THE SPEED LIMIT FOR TRACTION ENGINES OR 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 all of 5702. Sec. 164. thereof, and by inserting in lieu thereof a new Section, to be styled 5702. Sec. 164. as follows:

"5702. Sec. 164. Speed Limit:—No traction engine or tractor equipped with rubber tires, shall be operated over the streets, roads or highways of this State at a rate of speed greater than twenty miles per hour; and no traction engine or tractor equipped with rubber tires, shall be operated over the streets, roads of highways of this State at a rate of speed greater than fifteen miles per hour if such traction engine or tractor is towing any vehicle or implement; and no traction engine or tractor equipped with metal tired wheels and cleats, shall be operated over the streets, roads or highways of this State at a rate of speed greater than three miles per hour."

Approved February 24, 1941.