CHAPTER 337

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 379

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SIZE AND WEIGHTS OF VEHICLES BEING TOWED BY TOW TRUCKS.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 45, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding the following new §4509:

"§4509. Removal of Disabled or Abandoned Trucks and Trailers from the Highways

(a) A tow truck or wrecker may, without regard to the limitations of the length or weight as specified in this Chapter, tow disabled or abandoned trucks, trucks and trailers, or trucks and semi-trailers from highways to a point where such disabled or abandoned vehicle can be repaired or stored."

Section 2. Amend §4507, Chapter 45, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking the word "or" as it appears following the number "4505", In subsection (a). Further amend §4507 by adding the phrase ", or 4509" after the number "4506" in subsection (a).

Approved July 8, 1982.