CHAPTER 517

FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO.

214 AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENTS NO. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO DEFINITIONS.

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

Section I. Amend Title 21, Section 101, Delaware Code, by adding thereto the following definitions:

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT — Every vehicle not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property and only incidentally operated or moved over a highway including but not limited to: ditch digging apparatus, well boring apparatus, road construction or maintenance machinery such as asphalt spreaders, air compressors and drills, bituminous mixers, bucket loaders, tractors other than truck tractors, levelling grades, finishing machines, road rollers, scarifiers, earth moving scrapers and carryalls, welders, power shovels and drag lines, self-propelled cranes and earth moving equipment. The term does not apply to dump trucks, truck mounted transit mixers, tow trucks, or shovels or other vehicles designed for the transportation of persons or property to which machinery has been attached.

TRANSPORTER — Every person engaged in the business of delivering vehicles of a type to be registered under this Title from a manufacturing, assembling, and distributing plant to a point of destination or for the purpose of weighing, testing, transporting or delivering such vehicle; or for the purpose of moving said vehicles in connection with making installations thereon or improvements or repairs thereto; or the repossession or foreclosure thereof.

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE — Vehicle of a type required to be registered under this Title designed, used or maintained for the transportation of persons or property for hire, compensation or profit, except taxicabs.

Approved July 11 , 1972.