CHAPTER 53

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 59

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTERS 91 AND 95 OF TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO COMBINATION OF VEHICLES USED FOR TRANSPORTATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

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

Section 1. Amend §9191, Chapter 91, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (a) of said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof a new subsection (a) to read as follows:

"(a) No vehicle shall be driven upon any highway drawing or having attached thereto more than 1 other vehicle, provided that a vehicle with semitrailer may draw in addition thereto, 1 other vehicle, and provided further, that driveway operations in transit may transport by means of saddlemount and fullmount mechanisms, utilizing the motive power of one of the vehicles in combination. This subsection shall not apply to farm tractors."

Section 2. Amend §4502, Chapter 95, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection to read as follows:

"0) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter a number of motor vehicles may be transported over the highways of this State in combination, utilizing saddlemount and fullmount mechanisms and utilizing the motive power of one of the vehicles in combination, provided such combination of vehicles shall not exceed a length of 65 feet and provided further, that the equipment used in such combinations shall comply with the safety regulations of the U. S. Department of Transportation."

Approved June 1, 1979.