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DRIVER. One employed in conducting a coach, carriage, wagon, or other vehicle, with horses, mules, or other animals.
     2. Frequent accidents occur in consequence of the neglect or want of skill of drivers of public stage coaches, for which the employers are responsible.
     3. The law requires that a driver should possess reasonable skill and be of good habits for the journey; if, therefore, he is not acquainted with the road he undertakes to drive; 3 Bingh. Rep. 314, 321; drives with reins so loose that he cannot govern his horses; 2 Esp. R. 533; does not give notice of any serious danger on the road; 1 Camp. R. 67; takes the wrong side of the road; 4 Esp. R. 273; incautiously comes in collision with another carriage; 1 Stark. R. 423; 1 Campb. R. 167; or does not exercise a sound and reasonable discretion in travelling on the road, to avoid dangers and difficulties, and any accident happens by which any passenger is injured, both the driver and his employers will be responsible. 2 Stark. R. 37; 3 Engl. C. L. Rep. 233; 2 Esp. R. 533; 11. Mass. 57; 6 T. R. 659; 1 East, R. 106; 4 B. & A. 590; 6 Eng. C. L. R. 528; 2 Mc Lean, R. 157. Vide Common carriers Negligence; Quasi Offence.

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ICO provides standards-based CORBA communications to application components implemented in hardware devices such as FPGAs, ASICs and CPLDs without the use of resource-sapping proxies, a soft-core GPP or any other hardware abstraction layer necessary to facilitate integration.
SYBIL/SS20 allows organizations running business-critical applications to run a virtual SPARCstation 5,10, or 20 through a SPARCstation 20 hardware abstraction layer (HAL) on an industry x86 computer system, server or laptop.
It includes the CausticGL API that enables developers to simplify the creation of ray tracing renderers and provides a hardware abstraction layer for accelerated performance on multi-core CPUs, GPUs, and specialized ray tracing hardware.
Conversion tools excel at all kinds of migrations, particularly where administrators need to swap out the underlying gear or hardware abstraction layer.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminary Micro, creators of the award-winning Stellaris family of ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs), today announced alignment and support for ARM's Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS), a standardized hardware abstraction layer for the Cortex-M processor series.
CAMBRIDGE, England, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARM (; ) today announced the availability of the ARM(R) Cortex(TM) Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS), a vendor-independent hardware abstraction layer for the Cortex-M processor series.
Software development tools include Spectrum's quicComm(TM) hardware abstraction layer to facilitate algorithm partitioning and programming and a Software Communications Architecture (SCA) Core Framework to enable the set up and teardown of waveforms under the Joint Tactical Radio Systems Program.