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MILEAGE. A compensation allowed by law to officers, for their trouble and expenses in travelling on public business.
     2. The mileage allowed to members of congress, is eight dollars for every twenty miles of estimated distance, by the most usual roads, from his place of residence to the seat of congress, at the commencement and end of every session. Act of Jan. 22, 1818; 3 Story, Laws U. S. 1657.
     3. In computing mileage the distance by the road usually travelled is that which must be allowed, whether in fact the officer travels a more or less distant way to suit his own convenience. 5 Shepl. R. 431.

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As your mileage increases, training errors will worsen any underlying problems.
Just as important, the very success of the mileage plans undermines their effectiveness.
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A wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, The Mileage Company will run AIRMILES and also take responsibility for maximising the commercial success globally of British Airways' own reward currency BA Miles, which frequent flyers collect as members of BA's Executive Club.
kr can receive mileage points that correspond to the amount of their purchase under the expanded mileage policy, which is compatible with other G-market offers such as G Mileage and G Stamp.
The United Mileage Plus Club Visa Card costs USD375 annually, the United Mileage Plus Access Visa Card costs USD275 annually and the United Mileage Plus Select Visa Card costs USD130 annually.
1, 2007, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (including vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: