CHAPTER 175

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 209

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 18, SECTION 2503 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO PROVIDE REDUCTIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATES FOR DRIVERS COMPLETING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE.

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

Section 1. Amend Title 18, Section 2503 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto a new subsection to be designated as subsection (a) (6), which new subsection shall read:

"(6) The Commissioner shall require a reduction in rates for a three (3) year period for any person who voluntarily attends and successfully completes a motor vehicle accident prevention course which is approved by the Insurance Commissioner. The reduction shall be for any individually owned vehicle classified as a private passenger and shall be in proportion to the number who have completed the course in the event that not all members of a group have completed the course. Voluntary attendance shall not include any attendance ordered as permitted by a court or required by the Division of Motor Vehicles pursuant to any violations of Title 21 of the Delaware Code."

Section 2. This Act shall become effective one (1) year after it becomes law.

Approved July 14, 1981.