CHAPTER 47

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 203

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHANGES IN THE HEIGHT OF SCHOOL BUS FLASHING LIGHTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §4364 of Chapter 43, Title 21, Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§4364. Flashing Lamps

Every school bus must be equipped with two (2) amber and two (2) red lamps at the rear of the vehicle, and two (2) amber and two (2) red lamps at the front of the vehicle, which shall be controlled by a manually actuated switch, and when actuated shall flash alternately at the rate of 60 to 120 cycles per minute. The red lamps must be mounted at the same horizontal level with the top of the red lens not less than 84 inches above the road surface. The adjacent amber lens shall be mounted inboard of the red lens and shall be positioned either level with the red lens or with the top of the amber lens not more than two (2) inches above the top of the red lens. It shall not be positioned below the red lens. Lamps shall be sealed beam units at least 5 1/2 inches in diameter and shall have sufficient intensity to be visible at 500 feet in normal sunlight."

Approved May 17, 1977.