Motor Vehicles

Operation and Equipment


Subchapter IV. Special Provisions

(a) No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any highway unless it is so constructed or loaded as to prevent its contents from dropping, sifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom.

(b) Whoever violates subsection (a) of this section shall for the first offense be fined not less than $10 nor more than $28.75. For each subsequent like offense, the person shall be fined not less than $28.75 nor more than $100.

36 Del. Laws, c. 10, §§ 127, 141; 37 Del. Laws, c. 10, § 34; Code 1935, §§ 5665, 5679; 21 Del. C. 1953, § 4371; 65 Del. Laws, c. 503, § 25; 68 Del. Laws, c. 9, § 47; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

Whoever transports upon a public highway any meat scrap, waste, bones or waste animal matter, except inside a vehicle having a closed body, the doors of which are kept securely fastened while the vehicle is moving on the highway, shall be fined not more than $115, or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both.

48 Del. Laws, c. 120, §§ 1, 2; 21 Del. C. 1953, § 4372; 68 Del. Laws, c. 9, § 48.;

(a) No person who is not a member of the Delaware Automobile Association shall exhibit or display within this State any membership card, sign, token or other insignia of the Association, with intent to make it appear that the person is a member of the Delaware Automobile Association or entitled to any of the benefits or advantages resulting from membership therein.

(b) Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than $57.50.

Code 1915, § 3486A; 31 Del. Laws, c. 55; Code 1935, § 3962; 21 Del. C. 1953, § 4374; 68 Del. Laws, c. 9, § 49; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;

(a) Every motor vehicle provided by a railroad company and used to transport employees shall be equipped with adequate seating facilities, heating facilities and facilities for communication between occupants of the front seat of the vehicle and the occupants in the rear compartment of the vehicle. This requirement shall not apply to motor vehicles used to transport employees distances of less than 5 miles from their regular assembly point nor in cases of extreme emergency.

(b) If any dispute arises as to the adequacy of the facilities provided for in this section, it shall be submitted to and decided by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles.

(c) The Department may rescind, cancel or suspend the registration of any motor vehicle described in subsection (a) of this section and may rescind, cancel, suspend or take possession of the current registration plates of any such motor vehicle which is determined by the Department to be not equipped as required by this section.

60 Del. Laws, c. 653, § 1.;