CHAPTER 395

EXAMINATION OF PERSON INVOLVED IN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 27, TITLE 21, SECTION 2712, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE SPECIAL EXAMINATION OF PERSONS INVOLVED IN MORE THAN ONE ACCIDENT DURING ANY 24 MONTH PERIOD.

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

Section 1. § 2712, Chapter 27, Title 21, Delaware Code, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 2712. Special examination

(a) The Department shall cause a special examination to be made of every person involved in a second accident resulting in personal injury, death or property damage to an apparent extent of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($250.00) within any twenty-four (24) month period when such person has been adjudged responsible for causing such accidents by a Court of competent jurisdiction, to determine whether such person suffers from a physical or mental impediment to ,the safe operation of a vehicle as a prerequisite to the continuation of the operator's right to drive on the highways.

(b) The Department shall also cause to be examined any person whom the State Police Superintendent or the Chief of Police of the City of Wilmington recommends for such examination.

Approved July 7, 1955. ,