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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