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1 to do with pedestrians and vehicles moving on the roads by virtue of the regulation of such by a series of Road Traffic Acts.
2 to deal; hence many statutory references to many outlawed transactions, e.g. liquor, drug and human trafficking. Extensive powers now exist to confiscate proceeds of drug trafficking.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
TRAFFIC. Commerce, trade, sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money and the like.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.