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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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Shahin Sadeghi, director of marketing and applications, Microsemi, said : "Microsemi's high-performance line drivers, along with the STreamPlug SoC, provide a world-class IoT total solution, enabling faster development of innovative power management systems.
About the Le87501 Line Driver The Le87501 is a single channel line driver designed to work in HomePlug Alliance HPAV2 systems.
The TLD4012 is an ADSL line driver that provides the industry's lowest power consumption, low distortion as well as high through-put in a very small package due to Tripath's proprietary Digital Power Processing (DPP(R)) Technology.
The single-chip AFE and line driver is packaged in a 48-pin exposed thin quad flat pack (ETQFP), and the digital portion of the solution including digital signal processing (DSP) and controller functionality is packaged in a 17mm x 17mm chip-array ball grid array (CABGA).
Three New Quad Differential Line Drivers Assure Reliable Performance in Rugged Industrial Environments with Wide Voltage and Temperature Operating Ranges
Integrating Microsemi's highly reliable line drivers with our new high performance extended band HomePlug AV2 single platform reference designs will allow our customers to quickly and cost-effectively capitalize on the rollout of next-generation PLC deployments," said John Gloekler, Broadcom's director of Marketing, Broadband Communications.
By ensuring the tracking supply is always at the highest level, the new line driver eliminates clipped signals and distortion even when operating at the VDSL2 transmission frequencies of up to 17.
The DS90LV027AQ LVDS dual differential line driver supports switching rates up to 600 Mbps (300 MHz), while the DS90LV028AQ LVDS dual differential line receiver and DS90LV049Q LVDS dual line driver and receiver pair each support switching rates up to 400 Mbps (200 MHz).
These low power Schottky TTL line drivers are designed to meet the requirements of EIA standards RS-422 and RS-423.
Key Features SN65MLVD128/129 * LVTTL receiver and eight line drivers configured as an 8-port M-LVDS repeater (MLVD128) * Two LVTTL receivers and eight line drivers configured as dual 4-port M-LVDS repeaters (MLVD129) * Low-voltage differential 30-ohm.
The chip combines a MIPS 32-bit RISC processor, a DSP-based digital transceiver, an ADSL analog front end (AFE) including line driver and receiver, power management and hundreds of passive components onto a single piece of silicon.
The Power Efficient Line Driver patent covers an improved amplifier topology, which may be used to reduce the distortion and power consumption of virtually any type of amplifier including class A, AB, C, D, E, F, G and H.