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traffic

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.

TRAFFIC. Commerce, trade, sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money and the like.

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MISSING safety bollards and unlit traffic islands are putting the lives of drivers and motorcyclists in serious danger, according to a former traffic policeman.
With the construction of a traffic island everyone will just drive by to do their shopping at the malls," Petrou said.
The project involves, in part, reconfiguring the two legs of Mower Street that abut the traffic island in Tatnuck Square.
SMASHED: The VW hit a traffic island at the launch CABINET CALL: Peter Mandelson, Jacqui Smith, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling and Yvette Cooper
The bollard was last seen being escorted away to be set back on to the A6 traffic island.
"I was not going very fast," said Lady Morton, "but the traffic island had no lighting which I think is ridiculous." And what a damn fool place to put a traffic island in any case, the redoubtable Lady M might have been tempted to add.
Houston Street on the corner traffic island under a red light wiping your windshield with a dirty rag
Other buildings on this traffic island include the main railway station sandwiched between the Kunsthalle and three other city subsidised galleries for temporary exhibitions housed in former market halls.
Pear trees grow on Sawyer, jacarandas on Guthrie, and liquidambars on the traffic island at Genesee and Fairfax.
A MUM, her two children and her partner suffered cuts and bruises after their car hit an unlit traffic island with a missing bollard.
Romantic Angelo Burratti snubbed Birmingham's posh restaurants to treat his girlfriend Christine Timms to a Valentine's Day meal - on a traffic island.