CHAPTER 338

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 509

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 45, TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF MULTI-TRIP PERMITS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two-thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §4504 (b)(2)(d), Chapter 45, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by striking said subparagraph (d) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new subparagraph (d) to read as follows:

(d) A specific route permit may be issued to owners or renters of double bottom vehicles weighing not more than 80,000 lbs. with a width of not more than 102 inches. Each permit shall be for a single route between two specific points. Such permit shall not be vehicle specific; it is route specific."

Section 2. Amend §4504 (b)(2), Chapter 45, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto new subparagraphs to read as follows:

(e) A specific route permit may be issued to owners or renters of buses with a width of not more than 102 inches. Each permit shall be for a single route between two specific points. Such permit shall not be vehicle specific; it is route specific.

(f) Permits shall not be issued under subparagraph (d) or (e) of this paragraph for any route which has a posted speed limit over 30 MPH and has travel lanes less than 11 feet wide as measured from face of curb or edge of travelway.

(g) Multi-trip permits shall not be issued for any purpose not specifically authorized in subparagraph (a), (b), (c), (d), or (e) of this paragraph."

Section 3. Amend §4504 (c), Chapter 45, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by adding thereto the following new subparagraphs to read as follows:

"(3) Copies of multi-trip permits issued for bus operation may be carried in the buses in lieu of the original.

(4) Copies of multi-trip permits issued for the movement of double bottom vehicles may be carried in the vehicle in lieu of the original or they may be posted at the destination point of the route or they may be retained at the nearest office of the permittee."

Approved July 2, 1984.