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Right of Way

Definition - What does Right of Way mean?

Right of way is a legal right to pass along a specific path by either a vehicle or a pedestrian. It forms part of private and public property, in that it will be applicable to the point at a person's property where their driveway meets the road, as well as any public sidewalk.

Justipedia explains Right of Way

A right of way is established by common usage or by a legal ruling (when the parties do not agree to terms regarding passage rights).

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