CHAPTER 190

MOTOR VEHICLES

IN REFERENCE TO BLINKER LIGHTS, AND REQUIRING MOTOR VEHICLES TO STOP AT CERTAIN HIGHWAYS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES, IN REFERENCE TO BLINKER LIGHTS, AND REQUIRING MOTOR VEHICLES TO STOP AT CERTAIN HIGHWAYS.

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, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and removing from 5638 Section 100, Paragraph (a), the following sentence:

"Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of reckless driving and a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished as provided in Section 142 of this Act."

Section 2. That Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by adding to 5638 Section 100, Paragraph (c), an additional subsection styled (3), as follows :

"5638 Section 100 (c) (3). Whenever flashing red or yellow signals are used at the intersection of two highways, they shall require obedience by vehicular traffic as follows:

First. Flashing Red (Stop Signal). When a red lens is illuminated by rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles approaching the flashing signal shall stop before entering the nearest crosswalk at an intersection or at a limit line when marked, and the right to proceed shall be subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign as contained in Section 100, paragraph (b).

Second. Flashing Yellow (Caution Signal). When a yellow lens is illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes, drivers of vehicles may proceed through the intersection or past such signals only with caution."

Approved March 23, 1943.