Common highway

COMMON HIGHWAY. By this term is meant a road to be used by the community at large for any purpose of transit or traffic. Hamm. N. P. 239. See Highway.

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that common highway all over dented with the marks of slavish heels and hoofs; and turned me to admire the magnanimity of the sea which will permit no records.
The systems provide early-warning alerts as well as proactive intervention that will enable significant reduction of the most common highway safety incidents in which trucks are involved, explained Saul Gonzalez, Con-way Truckload's president.
Comedian Jon Stewart used a common highway merge ramp as his everyday example of a civil society.
Below is a shortened version of one scenario, illustrating a common highway incident and how the command structure typically changes as the incident unfolds.
DELL: But if you're going against the universality, building it in profit center by profit center, then instead of having a common highway, you'll specialize it in each area and take advantage of the revenues.
ATM enables voice, video and data traffic from a large number of sources to be multiplexed onto a common highway and switched to its correct destination.
The CHARM programme name is an acronym for Common Highways Agency Rijkswaterstt Model, which represents a joint collaboration project between Rijkswaterstt in the Netherlands and its counterpart the Highways Agency in the UK.
Therefore, the provisions contained in the Northwest Ordinance and the Virginia Compact declaring the status of navigable waterways such as the Ohio River as common highways, forever free, remain valid and effective today.
To ensure an equal footing for the new state of Oregon, the Admission Act required that "all navigable waters of said state shall be common highways and forever free, as well as to the inhabitants of said state as to all other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost or toll therefore.