Del. Code tit. 21 § 6106

Current through 2024 Legislative Session Act Chapter 254
Section 6106 - [Expires Effective 4/1/2025] Liability of foster parent for negligence of a child or individual
(a) For purposes of this section, "foster parent" means as defined in § 2302 of Title 13.
(b) When a child or an individual identified in § 9011A(g)(1) of Title 29 procures a valid policy of insurance through participation in the program established under § 9011A of Title 29, a foster parent of that child or individual, who causes or knowingly permits the child or individual to drive a vehicle on a highway, or who gives or furnishes a motor vehicle to the child or individual, is not jointly and severally liable with the child or individual for damages caused by the negligence of the child or individual in driving the vehicle, and the negligence of the child or individual may not be imputed to the foster parent for purposes of civil damages.
(c) When a child or an individual identified in § 9011 A (g) (1) of Title 29 does not procure a separate valid policy of insurance and is instead insured by the private passenger insurance policy of the foster parent, a foster parent of that child or individual who causes or knowingly permits the child or individual to drive a vehicle on a highway, or gives or furnishes a motor vehicle to the child or individual, may be liable for damages caused by the negligence of the child or individual in driving the vehicle only up to the policy limits of the foster parent's applicable insurance coverage.
(d) When a child or individual identified in § 9011 A (g) (1) of Title 29 is within the first 6 months after issuance of a Level 1 Learner's Permit under § 2710 of this title, a foster parent of that child or individual who causes or knowingly permits the child or individual to drive a vehicle on a highway or who gives or furnishes a motor vehicle to the child or individual, may be liable for damages caused by the negligence of the child or individual in driving the vehicle only up to the policy limits of the foster parent's applicable insurance coverage.

21 Del. C. § 6106

Amended by Laws 2023 , ch. 39, s 1, eff. 5/31/2023.
Added by Laws 2021 , ch. 453, s 8B, eff. 10/10/2022, exp. 4/1/2025.