CHAPTER 264

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 545

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO VEHICLE WEIGHTS.

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

Section 1. Amend §4503, Chapter 45, Title 21, Delaware Code, by striking subsection (g) in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (g) to read as follows:

"(g) It shall be lawful to operate a vehicle equipped with three axles, having each of the three axles equipped with two hubs with a power brake on each hub, provided, that the gross weight including vehicle and load, does not exceed 65,000 lbs.; provided, however, that it shall also be lawful to operate such a vehicle to and from any construction site located in this State when the gross weight, including vehicle and load, does not exceed 70,000 lbs.; provided further that a fee of $100.00 per vehicle will be levied for the use of this extra weight capacity; provided further that if there shall be any laws, rules or regulations of the United States of America or of any of its agencies or commissions which impose weight limitations or restrictions for any such vehicles on Federal Interstate highways which are a part of and which have been or are constructed pursuant to the act creating the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways described in Section 103 (d) of Title 23, United States Code, as amended, (better known as the 'Interstate System'), and if such weight limitations or restrictions shall be less than 65,000 lbs., than no such vehicle shall lawfully be operated on any such Federal Interstate highways located in this State with a gross weight, including vehicle and load, in excess of that permitted by such limitations and restrictions in force at the time."

Approved July 11, 1975