House Bill 288
148th General Assembly (2015 - 2016)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH BRAKES.
This legislation increases the penalty of unlawfully using any brake or braking system that is attached to, or an integral part of the vehicle’s internal combustion engine or exhaust systems, also known as a jake brake, to include a moving violation. Currently, 21 Del. C. § 4303(c) states that no motor vehicle, when operated upon a highway in this State, shall utilize or employ any brake or braking system that is attached to, or an integral part of, the vehicle's internal combustion engine or exhaust systems.