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  Traffic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traffic laws are the laws which govern traffic and regulate vehicles, while rules of the road are both the laws and the informal rules that may have developed over time to facilitate the orderly and timely flow of traffic.
Rules of the road are the general practices and procedures that road users follow, especially motorists and cyclists.
As a general rule, a driver is expected to avoid hitting other vehicles, pedestrians, etc. regardless of whether or not the applicable rules of the road allow them to be where they happen to be.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rules_of_the_road   (4029 words)

 Road Rules - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The series followed six strangers between the ages of 18 and 24 (five strangers in the first four seasons) and stripped them of all of their money and threw them on an RV traveling from location to location only guided by a set of clues and a mission to complete at each location.
The idea of Road Rules came to mind, when Real World castmates Jon, Tami and Dominic traveled in an RV across the United States to get to their The Real World: Los Angeles house in the first two episodes of the second season.
There was also a 1998 mini-series, Road Rules: The Real World All-Stars, in which 5 former stars from The Real World go on a short Road Rules course managed by infamous former Real World housemate Puck, who, until the very end of the series, was disguising his identity with the alias "Mr.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Road_Rules   (366 words)

 Rules of the Road
Rule - 4 requires that every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper lookout using sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate in the prevailing circumstances so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the possible risk of collision.
Rule - 6 requires that every vessel shall at all times proceed at a safe speed so that she can take proper and effective action to avoid collision and be stopped within a distance appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and conditions.
Rule 15, Crossing Situation, states that when two power driven vessels are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other vessel on her starboard side shall keep out of the way, and shall, if the circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead of the other vessel.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/122098tip.htm   (883 words)

 Overview of the rules of the road - Wisconsin Department of Transportation
One of the occasions during which it is legal to drive on the left side of a two-lane road or highway is when you are legally passing another vehicle.
If one road terminates at an intersection and the other goes through, as in a "T" intersection, vehicles on the through section have right of way over those on the road which terminates.
Rules of the road, Chapter 346, Wisconsin Statutes
www.dot.state.wi.us /safety/motorist/rules/overview.htm   (912 words)

 Rules of the Road (4/26/06)
A basic business rule is "1040 Forms are due three months and 15 days after the end of the tax period." That's April 15 to you and me.
Rules engines are just technology - a means to an end - says Gina Garza, IRS deputy associate chief information officer for business integration and process management.
Working up business rules lets the IRS understand where it is and where it wants to be, she says: "Then you figure out what technology would enable that."
www.govexec.com /dailyfed/0406/042606mm.htm   (738 words)

(b) For the purposes of this Rule the windward side shall be deemed to be the side opposite that on which the mainsail is carried or, in the case of a square rigged vessel, the side opposite to that on which the largest fore-and-aft sail is carried.
(b) The Rules concerning lights shall be complied with from sunset to sunrise, and during such times no other lights shall be exhibited, except such lights which cannot be mistaken for the lights specified in these Rules or do not impair their visibility or distinctive character, or interfere with the keeping of a proper look-out.
Where it is impracticable for a seaplane to exhibit lights or shapes of the characteristics or in the positions prescribed in the Rules of this Part she shall exhibit lights and shapes as closely similar in characteristics and position as is possible.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/boating/colregs.html   (7302 words)

 Boating Rules of the Road
When you allow someone to take the helm, make sure he or she knows the "rules of the road." When in close proximity of each other, vessels are said to be "privileged" or "burdened." The privileged vessel need not give way but has the duty to keep her course and speed.
Nothing in the rules of the road shall exonerate the operator of a vessel from the consequences of neglecting to comply with the inland rules of the road, or from neglecting any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
In construing and complying with the inland rules of the road, due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision and to any special circumstances, including the limitations of the vessels involved, which may make a departure from the rules of the road necessary to avoid immediate danger.
www.sacdelta.com /safety/rules.html   (3309 words)

 Rules of the Road
When passing on a two way road, in an area which is a designated passing area, you must be able to return to the driving lane before coming within 200 feet of an approaching vehicle.
If you are driving on a multi-lane road and find that many cars are passing you on the right, you should move into the right lane and allow traffic to pass you on the left.
A vehicle entering a roadway from a driveway, alley, private road or any other place that is not a roadway must stop and yield the right of way to traffic on the roadway, and to pedestrians.
www.nysgtsc.state.ny.us /roadrule.htm   (802 words)

 Bicycle Habitat - Bicycling - Rules of the Road
The rules of the road and right-of-way apply to, and protect, bicyclists and in-line skaters.
Where there is none, the bicyclist must ride near the right curb or edge of the road, or on a usable right shoulder of the road, to avoid undue interference with other traffic.
The rule of staying to the right does not apply when a bicyclist or in-line skater is preparing for a left turn or must move left to avoid hazards.
bicyclehabitat.com /page.cfm?PageID=213   (1206 words)

 Wisconsin Rules of the Road
Wisconsin Rules of the Road are the practices that road and highway users follow.
Wisconsin Rules of the Road -.pdf version Wisconsin laws (statutes) that make up the Rules of the Road.
Wisconsin Rules of the Road - Wisconsin DOT
www.frankpasternak.com /wisconsin_rules_of_the_road.htm   (828 words)

 Know the Nautical Rules of the Road
The rules of the road for boats (officially known as the Navigation Rules) exist for one reason and one reason only: to prevent collisions.
If you are involved in a boating collision, the Navigation Rules will be used to determine who is at fault, or in most cases, what proportion of the fault is attributable to each vessel involved, whether or not the involved parties have any knowledge of these rules.
In between there are people with a working knowledge of the basic rules of the road and people who know just enough to be dangerous.
www.foremostboaters.com /safety/rules_road.htm   (751 words)

 Rules of the Road - India Humor
Traveling on Indian Roads is an almost hallucinatory potion of sound, spectacle and experience.
Most Indian road users observe a version of the Highway Code based on a Sanskrit text.
All horn signals have the same meaning, viz: "I have an all-up weight of approximately 12.5 tons and have no intention of stopping, even if I could." This signal may be emphasised by the use of headlamps.
www.rajiv.com /india/humor/roadrule.asp   (500 words)

 Rules of the Road - resources for cruising sailors
Test yourself interactively on rules of the road, navigation, navigation lights, and seamanship.
Illustrated rules for port/starboard, steaming, and anchor lights and shapes for sailing vessels under 20 meters.
Depending on how and where you are thinking of anchoring, the rules of the road place certain requirements on you.
cruisingresources.com /Rules_of_the_Road   (214 words)

 Road rules
New road rules commenced in New South Wales on 1 December 1999.
These rules included the Australian Road Rules (ARRs) which are a basically consistent set of rules which apply right across Australia and make it easier all round for road users.
The ARRs were developed by the National Road Transport Commission, State and Territory transport agencies, police, other organisations and approved by a majority vote of State Transport Ministers in February 1999.
www.rta.nsw.gov.au /rulesregulations/roadrules/index.html   (246 words)

 Rules of the Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Additional information may be required depending upon the known natural behavior of the tumor (remember that biopsy you took in Rule 1 - it's extremely important).
The goal is to identify or rule out the presence of concurrent illnesses and tumor metastases to regional lymph nodes or other body tissues (lungs, liver, skin, bone, for example).
Hindsight is 20:20 but if you follow the above rules - get a diagnosis and evaluate the whole patient - then you should have plenty of information to make the best choice available at that time.
www.gcvs.com /oncology/pwc/rulesoftheroad.htm   (966 words)

 Share the Road
Minnesota’s streets, roads and highways provide transportation for a variety of vehicles—cars, trucks, motorcycles and, yes, bicycles.
By following eight rules of the road, bicyclists and motorists can share the road more safely and enjoyably.
There are, of course, other Rules of the Road—the Rules presented here are most frequently cited and will have the greatest effect in increasing bicycle safety.
www.sharetheroadmn.org /rules.html   (986 words)

 Amazon.com: Rules of the Road: Books: Joan Bauer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Critics and young readers rejoiced at her three previous novels--Squashed, Thwonk, and Sticks--and with Rules of the Road, she has written a story that is wise and touching as well as comical.
But on the road, Jenna learns "great road truths" such as "Never eat at a place called Mom's, because it's a safe bet Mom's been dead for years." She also proves to be indispensable (possessing an eagle eye for shoddy quality and sloppy service), and soon learns to admire and love the irascible Mrs.
During the road trip Jenna gets a chance to demonstrate her passion for shoe salesmanship at various Gladstone stores; she also learns of Elden Gladstone's plan to push his mother aside in favor of a major merger.
www.amazon.com /Rules-Road-Joan-Bauer/dp/0698118286   (2325 words)

 Rules of the road - Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Rules of the road - Wisconsin Department of Transportation
"Rules of the road" are those instructions we've all seen from time to time which tell us how to drive.
This information is good for answering friendly disputes or diagnosing the misadventures of "that bonehead" you saw on the way home from work.
www.dot.wisconsin.gov /safety/motorist/rules   (190 words)

 COLREGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(b)Nothing in these Rules shall interfere in the operation of special rules made by an appropriate authority for roadsteads, harbors, rivers, lakes or inland waterways connected with the high seas and navigable by seagoing vessels.
(f)(i) A vessel which, by any of these rules, is required not to impede the passage or safe passage of another vessel shall when required by the circumstances of the case, take early action to allow sufficient sea room for the safe passage of the other vessel.
(f)A vessel engaged in mineclearance operations shall in addition to the lights prescribed for a power-driven vessel in Rule 23 or to the light or shape prescribed for a vessel at anchor in Rule 30 as appropriate, exhibit three all-round green lights or three balls.
www.oz.net /~papillon/kbmanual/colregs.html   (7268 words)

 Advertising and Marketing on the Internet: Rules of the Road
It also discusses how certain FTC rules and guides that use terms like "writing" or "printed" apply to Internet activities and how technologies such as email may be used to comply with certain rules and guides.
Even if an automatic shipment or continuity program doesn't fall within the specifics of the Rule, companies should be careful to clearly disclose the terms and conditions of the plan before billing consumers or charging their credit cards.
Among other things, the Rule requires that certain disclosures be made before a customer pays for the goods or services.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/buspubs/ruleroad.htm   (3308 words)

 Rules of the Road
Both International and Inland Rules state that when two power-driven vessels are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her starboard side (the give-way vessel) must keep out of the way and, if circumstances permit, cross behind the other vessel (the stand-on vessel).
While in "international rules waters," a vessel does not signal intent to pass on one side or the other, except when overtaking in a narrow channel.
For the purposes of these rules the windward side shall be deemed to be the side opposite to that on which the mainsail is carried.
www.boatus.com /onlinecourse/documents/RULES.html   (1305 words)

 Kentucky Rules of the Road For Bicycles
Not all people ride bicycles, but as a driver you must be aware of their rules and regulations.
A bicycle is a vehicle, not a toy, and, as such, must obey the traffic rules and regulations pertaining to all highway users.
Extreme caution should be used when moving out into the center of the road to avoid road debris, to pass another vehicle, or to make a left turn.
www.uky.edu /Pubs/Bicycle/kyrules.html   (676 words)

 Rules of the Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When the roadway does not permit a staggered formation, such as a road with many sharp curves, or a road with insufficient width, the rider will assume a non-staggered formation (all bikes in a line) with the distance of two (2) bike lengths between bikes.
The Road Captain and the Dragman will maintain a position near the center of the roadway so they can be in direct view of each other.
As a minimum, the Road Captain should ensure that at least one bikes is carrying a first aid kit.
www.angelfire.com /wv2/abatenpc/New_rules.html   (708 words)

 CSIndy: Rules of the road (November 13, 2003)
The dispute is not an uncommon one in the West, where individuals often purchase old mining claims surrounded by public lands, sometimes sparking conflict over access across their properties.
In a case pending in the 4th Judicial District, the Teller County Sheriff's Office is accusing Floyd of obstructing a public roadway by putting up a locked gate across one of the disputed roads.
He says the resolutions were based on an old federal statute, known as RS2477, which gives counties the power to declare old roads and trails on public lands as public thoroughfares.
www.csindy.com /csindy/2003-11-13/news.html   (1166 words)

 Pedestrians - road rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Always use a pedestrian crossing to cross a road if there is one available within 20 metres.
If you are crossing with a green light and the light changes to flashing red, you must cross to the other side of the road, or the nearest traffic island designated for pedestrians, as quickly and safely as possible.
www.roadsafety.qld.gov.au /qt/LTASinfo.nsf/index/rs_pedestrians_roadrules   (240 words)

 MTV - Onair - Roadrules - Season13
They say 13 is an unlucky number, but the 13th season of Road Rules has proven to be lucky for the X-TREME gang of Roadies.
This season, the RV cruised its way along the rugged roads of Chile and Argentina where the Roadies attempted their most over-the-top missions ever, including bungee-jumping over an active volcano and repelling down a 210-foot waterfall.
We asked the new Road Rulers to choose five items they couldn't live without on the trip and their choices were anything but typical.
www.mtv.com /onair/roadrules/season13   (363 words)

 .: NAU :: Parking Services :: Rules Of The Road :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One in five accidents is caused by riding on the wrong side of the road.
Bicyclists must follow the rules of the road, just like cars.
A general rule to follow on campus is, "pedestrians have the right-of-way."
www4.nau.edu /parking/biking/rulesoftheroad.asp   (191 words)

 Rules of the Road: A Complete Driver's Ed Course on DVD
Rules of the Road is a Parents' Choice Award Silver Honor Recipient!
Rules of the Road has been recognized by several national organizations as an exemplary training program.
Check out the awards that Rules of the Road has won.
www.gooddriverdvd.com   (319 words)

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