CHAPTER 364

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 442

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO FLASHING LAMPS ON SCHOOL BUSES.

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

Section 1. Amend §4364, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by designating the text as it appears therein as subsection (a) and by adding to §4364 a new subsection (b) to read:

"(b) In addition to the amber and red lamps required under subsection (a) of this section, every school bus manufactured after January 1, 2001 must be equipped with a flashing white light permanently affixed to the outside roof of the bus. The flashing white light, when actuated, must have sufficient intensity to be visible at 500 feet in normal sunlight.

The Department of Education shall adopt rules or regulations that determine the specifications for the light unit, its operation, and its placement on the outside roof of a school bus."

Approved June 30,2000