CHAPTER 232

MOTOR VEHICLES - LIMITATIONS ON PROVISIONS OF OVERTAKING AND PASSING

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, BY PROVIDING FOR LIMITATIONS ON PROVISIONS OF OVERTAKING AND PASSING.

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 by Chapter 291, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of Paragraph (b) of 5630. Sec. 92, and inserting and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

5630. Sec. 92. (b) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive upon the left-hand half of the roadway in overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction when approaching or when upon the crest of a grade, or when approaching or when upon a curve in the roadway where the driver's view is obstructed within such distance as to create a hazard in the event another motor vehicle might approach from the opposite direction. The State Highway Department is hereby authorized to determine those portions of any highway where driving on the left-hand half of the roadway, would be especially hazardous, and may adopt distinctive signs or roadway marking indicating the beginning and ending of such zones, and, when such signs or markings are in place and visible to an ordinarily observant person, every driver of a vehicle shall observe the directions thereof.

Approved April 8, 1947.