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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The 8-bit sunlight level (0-255) is transmitted as a single data byte through the line driver pair at 75 baud (again as a true and inverted signal) which is then received by the serial interface circuit and sent via the RS232 link to the logger computer.
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Kaveh Parsi, director of marketing for communications products at Elantec said, "Our DSL chipset partners have designed the EL1508C into their newest reference designs to take advantage of the lower power consumption, excellent low distortion performance, and the reduction in external components." Parsi continued, "Elantec offers a complete family of innovative products for Central Office and Customer Premise applications and very high capacity manufacturing to meet the line driver needs of the xDSL technologies driver products."
One Central Line driver said: "There's no way I'm going to work after this.
"We would rather see a top line driver like Giancarlo get the chance to fight for a world championship because at this moment, until things change a little bit, it is more difficult for Jordan.
(NASDAQ: ELNT), Milpitas, Calif., a leader in high-performance analog ICs, has introduced its new EL1503CL DSL line driver in its new ultra-small 4 x 5mm leadless plastic package (LPP).
The AccessRunner system, which includes a discrete multi-tone data pump, a USB controller, an analogue front-end and a line driver, supports all ADSL standards allowing manufacturers to create a USB-ADSL modem offering Internet access speeds of up to 8Mb/s over regular telephone lines without the need for an external power supply.
We have chosen EnVerv's technology due to its superior performance under difficult network conditions and the fact that all necessary modem components including line driver, physical layer (PHY), media access control (MAC) layer and 6LoWPAN network layer are all integrated in the EV8000 single-chip SoC, said Eduardo Neri, Director of Engineering at IUSA.
(Nasdaq: CNXT) has introduced the industry's first octal (8-port) asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) chipset to integrate each port's analog front end (AFE) and line driver (LD) into a single device.
Compatible inputs are line driver, open collector and TTL inputs.