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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "MOTOR VEHICLES" TO PROVIDE FOR SPECIAL NUMBER AND REGISTRATION PLATES FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND FIRE COMPANIES OF THIS STATE.

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

Section 1. Section 2158, Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by designating said section 2158 as section "2158 (a) ".

Section 2. Section 2158, Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code, is further amended by deleting the "." after the word "paid" appearing in line 13 of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"; provided, however, that number and registration plates for certain motor vehicles of the fire departments and fire companies of this State shall have such design and bear such numbers, words and letters as provided for in subparagraph (b) of this section."

Section 3. Section 2158, Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code, is further amended by adding thereto a new subparagraph "(b)" as follows:

"(b) Number and registration plates furnished by the Commissioner to fire departments and fire companies of this State for ambulances, fire trucks and rescue trucks shall have displayed thereon:

(1) the capital letter "A" followed by the fire station or fire company number for ambulance plates;

(2) the capital letter "F" followed by the fire station or fire company number for fire truck plates; and

(3) the capital letter "R" followed by the fire station or fire company number for rescue truck plates.

In addition, such plates shall have displayed thereon the word "Delaware", the words "THE FIRST STATE", the expiration date of the plates, the vehicles number assigned to the Vehicle by the fire company, department or other proper official or organization, and red letters on white background."

Approved March 23, 1970.