§ 4168 General speed restrictions
§ 4169 Specific speed limits; penalty
§ 4170 Speed limits set by local authorities
§ 4171 Minimum speed
§ 4172 Speed exhibitions; drag races and other speed contests
§ 4172A Malicious mischief by motor vehicle
§ 4173 Speed and weight limits on elevated structures
§ 4174 Complaint and summons in speed violations

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 21 > Chapter 41 > Subchapter VIII

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4163
  • Director: shall mean the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles or the Director's authorized or delegated representative. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4163
  • Division: shall mean the Division of Motor Vehicles. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4163
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Vehicle: means motor vehicles, trailers, recreational vehicles, recreational trailers, mobile homes, and any other device, in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, excepting devices moved by animal power, human power, off-highway vehicles, special mobile equipment and farm equipment. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4163
  • Wholesale dealer: means a dealer who may sell vehicles only to another dealer or licensed auto auction. See Delaware Code Title 21 Sec. 4163
  • Year: means a calendar year, and is equivalent to the words "year of our Lord. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307