CHAPTER 684

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, CHAPTER 43, DELAWARE CODE, BY ENACTING A NEW SECTION 4359, RELATING TO VEHICLE REAR WHEEL FLAPS AND SHIELDS.

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

Section 1. Title 21, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new Section 4359 to read as follows:

§ 4359. Vehicles to be equipped with rear wheel flaps or shields

Every motor vehicle and every combination of a motor vehicle and trailer or of a truck tractor and semi-trailer having a gross weight of 8000 pounds or more when operated on a highway of this State shall be equipped with flaps, shields or other such devices as to inhibit water or other road surface substances from being thrown from the rear wheels of such vehicle or combination of vehicles.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective 90 days after its enactment into law.

Approved July 7, 1970.