CHAPTER 187

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 29, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, ENTITLED "MOTOR VEHICLES" RELATING TO REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of Section 2909, Title 21, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended to read as follows:

§ 2909. Reporting of accidents; suspension of license for non-compliance

(a) The Commissioner shall require all persons involved in accidents coming under Section 2921 of this title, subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 of Section 2922 of this title and Section 2925 of this title to make reports of such accidents on forms furnished by the Department of Motor Vehicles within five days from the date of such accidents provided the person is sufficiently mentally and physically able to make such reports. In the event a person is unable either mentally or physically to make such reports, then they shall be exempted under this section from making such report of accidents until such time as the disability is removed, at which time they shall make the report required within five days from date the disability is removed. The burden of proving such disability is on the person claiming the exemption.

Approved June 26, 1953.