CHAPTER 57

MOTOR VEHICLES

RELATING TO PERMITS FOR EXCESSIVE SIZE AND WEIGHTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 165 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO PERMITS FOR EXCESSIVE SIZE AND WEIGHT.

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 further amended by striking out all of 5657 Section 119 thereof, as the same last appears in Chapter 283, Volume 45, Laws of Delaware, and by substituting and enacting in lieu thereof the following:

5657 Section 119. PERMITS FOR EXCESSIVE SIZE AND WEIGHT:--The State Highway Department, and local authorities in their respective jurisdiction, may, in their discretion, upon application in writing and good cause being shown therefor, issue a special permit in writing authorizing the applicant to operate or move a vehicle of a size or weight exceeding the maximum specified in this Chapter, upon any highway under the jurisdiction of and for the maintenance of which the body granting the permit is responsible. Every such permit shall be issued for a single trip, except that thirty day blanket permits may be issued for piling or pole trailers, and each such permit may designate the route to be traversed and contain any other restrictions or conditions deemed necessary by the body granting such permit. Every such permit shall be carried in the vehicle to which it refers and shall be open to inspection by any peace officer, and it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the terms or conditions of such special permit, and shall be punishable as provided in Section 142 of this Chapter.

Such vehicle or trailer shall be registered with the Department as provided by Sections 8 and 14 of this Chapter, upon the payment of the fee provided by Section 26 of this Chapter. The T registration plates shall be issued by the Department for all such vehicles or trailers.

Approved May 9, 1949.