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n. a road or driveway on privately-owned property, limited to the use of the owner or a group of owners who share the use and maintain the road without help from a government agency. A private road has not been given to a government entity (like a county or city) and accepted by that entity for public use. Some private roads are used by the public, but should be closed off at least once a year to prove that an easement of use is not allowed and to prevent a prescriptive easement (taken by continued use) from arising. (See: prescriptive easement)

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He was driving downhill a private road, which has a steep downward slope and he seems to have lost control of his vehicle which overturned," Kafas said.
As a result of that discussion, selectmen said they plan to take a tour of the private roads in town to check the problems they present.
Over the private road is a further larger garden and a driveway providing off-road parking leading to a detached garage.
We have a photograph of Sir Winston Churchill, seated on a horse, taken on our private road.
Michael Evans has submitted an outline planning application for four-bedroom houses set around a new private road on Druidstone Road in Old St Mellons, Cardiff.
She wasn't breaking the law, because she was on a private road, but that doesn't lessen the stupidity of failing to belt up.
According to the Supreme Court of Wyoming, the condemnation of a private road is not barred merely because it connects to a public road through private easements.
Accessed via a private road, this doubleglazed accommodation is situated in a tucked-away position, offering much-desired privacy and peace for the residents.
One security guard of a private road construction company was killed and another wounded during a gun-battle with Taliban insurgents in the central province of Kapisa on Friday, officials said.
The property, called Clover Hill Farm at 525 Harris Road, is located down a private road with a 7,000-square-foot main house, heated pool, artist studio, stable, plus two guesthouses.
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They have put down Tarmac to repair this private road but it has raised the level.

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