CHAPTER 62

MOTOR VEHICLES - DUTY OF DRIVERS TO STOP AT SCENE OF ACCIDENT

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE DUTY OF DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO STOP AT THE SCENCE OF AN ACCIDENT.

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

Section 1. That 5645. Sec. 107 of Chapter 165 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby amended by repealing paragraph (b) thereof and substituting therefor the following:

(b) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident on the public highways resulting in apparent damage to property shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of the accident, and any person violating this provision shall, upon conviction, be punished as provided in Section 142 of this Chapter; provided, however, if the damage resulting from such accident is to the property of the driver only, with no damage to the person or property of another, the driver need not stop at the scene of the accident, but shall immediately make report of the damage resulting.

Approved March 17, 1947.