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AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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The facility is part of Drivers Emergency and Rest Areas (DERA) project of NLC Trucking and Bus Service (NTBS).
As the overnight attendant, King was the only employee on site and was required to generally keep an eye on the rest area, reporting any criminal activity to the police.
The location of the rest area will be located at STA 20 + 700 between the SS Bakauheni and SS Kalianda, then at STA 33 + 100 between SS Kalianda and SS Sidomulyo, continued at STA 49 + 750 and STA 67 + 800 between SS Sidomulyo and SS Lematang, then at STA 87 + 000 between SS Kotabaru and SS Branti, and finally at STA 115 + 000 between SS Metro and SS Gunung Sugih.
"There are plenty of rest areas on the highways and there was an assistant teacher that could have stayed with the student," said a lawyer in his interview with CBS radio program.
The rest area would include fast food and restrooms as well as a walking area for pets and other related amenities.
She was relaxing in the cabin crew rest area wherein six business class seats are allotted for cabin crew to rest during the flight.
"Our main focus is public safety and helping travelers to have a good experience as they pass through our rest areas," said Jason Nash, director of rest area operations for Oregon Travel Experience.
Arabtec, the UAE's largest construction company, has ordered that Bangladeshi and Pakistani workers must use separate rest areas and cannot congregate in large groups, one worker told 7DAYS.
The rest area was a popular stopping spot last night where motorists gassed up cars, fueled themselves with food and coffee and made restroom visits in droves.
According to Nanyang Siang Pau, the notices were placed on the second to fourth levels of the rest area in Mandarin Gallery, urging shoppers not to eat, sleep or engage in intimate acts.
Snake sightings in mid-July prompted the closing of a rest area near Corning, just west of Exit 43 on Interstate 86.
Ener1 recently announced it has received a $550,000 grant from the Florida Hydrogen Initiative to develop a renewable energy source that will power a rest area on an interstate highway in Florida.