§ 70.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purposes of this title the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.  Any vehicle used for emergency purposes by a fire department; any vehicle used for emergency purposes by the state police, a public police department, Corrections Cabinet, or sheriff's office; any vehicle used for emergency purposes by a rescue squad; any publicly owned vehicle used for emergency purposes by a civil defense agency; ambulances; any vehicle commandeered by a police officer; or any motor vehicle used by a paid or volunteer firefighter or paid or volunteer ambulance personnel while responding to an emergency or to a location where an emergency vehicle is on emergency call.  (KRS 189.910)
   CROSSWALK. 
      (1)   That part of a roadway at an intersection within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway.
      (2)    Any  portion  of  a  roadway  at  an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface.
(KRS 189.010)
   FUNERAL PROCESSION. Two or more vehicles accompanying the body of a deceased person when each vehicle has its headlights on or is displaying a pennant attached in such a manner as to be clearly visible to approaching traffic.
(KRS 189.378 (1))
   INTERSECTION. 
      (1)   The area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways which join one another, but do not necessarily continue, at approximately right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come into conflict.
      (2)   Where a highway includes two roadways 30 feet or more apart, then every crossing of each roadway of such divided highway by an intersecting highway shall be regarded as a separate intersection.  In the event the intersecting highway also includes two roadways 30 feet or more apart, then every crossing of two roadways of such highways shall be regarded as a separate intersection.  The junction of a private alley with a public street or highway shall not constitute an intersection.
(KRS 189.010)
   OFFICIAL TRAFFIC SIGNALS.  All signals, not inconsistent with this title, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction for the purpose of directing, warning, or regulating traffic.
   OFFICIAL  TRAFFIC  SIGNS.    All  signs, markings, and devices other than signals, not inconsistent with this title, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction for the purpose of guiding, directing, warning, or regulating traffic.
   OPERATOR.  Any person who is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
   PARKING.  The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, on a roadway, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading, or in obedience of traffic regulations or traffic signs or signals.
   PEDESTRIANS.  Any person afoot.
   POLICE OFFICER.  Every officer of the Police Department or any officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations.
   RIGHT-OF-WAY.  The right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching under such circumstances of direction, speed, and proximity as to give rise to danger of collision unless one grants precedence to the other.  (KRS 189.010)
   ROADWAY.  That portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder.  In the event a highway includes two or more separate roadways the term ROADWAY as used herein shall refer to any roadway separately but not to all such roadways collectively.
(KRS 189.010)
   SAFETY ZONE.  The area or space officially set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians and which is protected or is so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times set apart as a safety zone.
   SIDEWALK.  That portion of a street between the curb lines and the adjacent property lines.
   STREET  or  HIGHWAY.  Any  public  road, street, avenue, alley or boulevard, bridge, viaduct or trestle, and the approaches to them, including off-street parking facilities offered for public use, whether publicly or privately owned, except for-hire parking facilities listed KRS 189.700.  (KRS 189.010)
   TRAFFIC.  Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, street cars, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any street for purposes of travel.
   TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL.  Any device using colored lights, or words, or any combination thereof, whether manually, electrically, or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and to proceed pursuant to relevant provisions of KRS 189.337.
   VEHICLE.   Includes all agencies for the transportation of persons or property over or upon the public highways of the Commonwealth and all vehicles passing over or upon the highways.  "MOTOR VEHICLE."  Includes all vehicles, as defined above except, road rollers; road graders; farm tractors; vehicles on which power shovels are mounted; construction equipment customarily used only on the site of construction and which is not practical for the transportation of persons or property upon the highways; vehicles that travel exclusively upon rails; vehicles propelled by electric power obtained from overhead wires while being operated within any municipality or where the vehicles do not travel more than five (5) miles beyond the city limits of any municipality; and vehicles propelled by muscular power.
(KRS 189.010(19))
('83 Code, § 70.01)