CHAPTER 313

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, CHAPTER 27, DELAWARE CODE, BY PROVIDING THAT PERSONS OPERATING MOTORCYCLES AND MOTORBIKES BE SEPARATELY LICENSED.

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

Section 1. Title 21, Section 2701, Delaware Code, is hereby repealed and a new section inserted in lieu thereof to read as follows:

§ 2701. Prohibition against driving without a license

(a) No person, except those expressly exempted under this chapter, shall drive any motor vehicle upon a highway in this State unless such person upon application has been licensed as an operator or chauffeur by the Department under the provisions of this chapter.

(b) No person shall operate a motorcycle, motorbike or other two-wheeled motor-driven vehicle upon a highway in this State unless such person upon application has been licensed as an operator or chauffeur as required in subsection (a), and has passed to the satisfaction of the Department, an examination demonstrating his ability to safely operate a motorcycle, motorbike or other two-wheeled, motor-driven vehicle, the passage of such examination to be noted by the Department either by the issuance of a separate license or by special notation upon the operator's or chauffeur's license.

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall become effective at the discretion of the Motor Vehicle Commissioner but not later than six months after its enactment.

Approved April 27, 1966.