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The words and phrases used in this chapter, pertaining to motor vehicles and traffic regulations, shall be construed as defined in Neb. RS Chapter 39, as now existing or hereafter amended. If not defined in the designated statute, the word or phrase shall have its common meaning.
(Neb. RS Ch. 60)
ALLEY. A highway intended to provide access to the rear or side of lots or buildings in urban districts and not intended for the purpose of through vehicular traffic.
(Neb. RS 60-607)
ARTERIAL STREET. A street designated as such by resolution of the governing body.
(Neb. RS 60-609)
AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE. Vehicles of the Fire Department and of the Police Department of the municipality and ambulances.
(Neb. RS 60-610)
BUSINESS DISTRICT. Includes that portion of the municipality embraced within, and the area of public streets enumerated as follows: Chief Street from northwest 2nd Avenue to Railroad Street; East B Street from 1st Avenue to Railroad Street; West B Street from 1st Avenue to southwest 3rd Avenue; 1st Avenue from West B Street to East B Street; Southwest 2nd Avenue from West B Street to Railroad Street; and Southwest 3rd Avenue from West B Street to Railroad Street.
CURB. The lateral boundaries of that portion of a street designated for the use of vehicles whether marked by curb stones or not so marked.
DRIVE. To ride, lead, pull, push, propel, or operate a vehicle.
DRIVER. Every person who drives or is in the actual physical control of a vehicle.
(Neb. RS 60-642)
HIGHWAY. The entire width between the boundary limits of any street, avenue, or way which is publicly maintained and open for public vehicular traffic.
(Neb. RS 60-624)
INTERSECTION or STREET INTERSECTION. The space occupied by two streets at the point where they cross each other, bounded by the lot lines extended and shall include the sidewalk space as well as the roadway.
(Neb. RS 60-627)
MOTOR VEHICLES. Every land vehicle which is self-propelled and not operated upon rails, except self-propelled invalid chairs.
(Neb. RS 60-638)
MUFFLER. A device consisting of a series of chamber or baffle plates, or other mechanical design for the purpose of receiving exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine, and effective in reducing noise.
OFFICIAL TRAFFIC SIGNS OR DEVICES. All signs, markings, and devices, other than mechanical or electrical signals, not inconsistent with this chapter, placed or erected by authority of the governing body for the purpose of directing, warning, or regulating traffic.
(Neb. RS 60-670)
OPERATOR. Every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
(Neb. RS 60-642)
OWNER. A person who holds the legal title of a vehicle, a mortgagor entitled to the possession of the vehicle, and the vendee of an agreement for the conditional sale or lease thereof with the right of purchase upon the performance of the condition stated in the agreement and with an immediate right to possession vested in the conditional vendee or lessee.
(Neb. RS 60-644)
PARK, PARKED, and PARKING. Any vehicle waiting or standing in any street or alley, except when such vehicle is waiting in compliance with the direction of a traffic officer, traffic sign or signal, or driving emergencies, and except when actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.
(Neb. RS 60-645)
PERSON. Every natural person, firm, corporation, co-partnership, or association.
(Neb. RS 60-476)
POLICE OFFICER or TRAFFIC OFFICER. Every officer of the Police Department of the municipality or any officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or make arrests for the violation of traffic regulation.
(Neb. RS 60-646)
PRIVATE DRIVEWAY. Every road or driveway not open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
(Neb. RS 60-649)
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT. Include all parts of the municipality not included in the Business District.
RIGHT-OF-WAY. The privilege of the immediate use of the roadway of one vehicle or pedestrian over another vehicle or pedestrian.
(Neb. RS 60-655)
SIDEWALK. The portion of a street between the curb lines and the adjacent property lines intended for pedestrian use.
(Neb. RS 60-662)
STOP. To cause complete cessation of movement.
(Neb. RS 60-667)
STREET. The entire width between the boundary limits of any street, avenue, or way which is publicly maintained and open for public vehicular traffic.
(Neb. RS 60-642)
VEHICLE. Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a street, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively on stationary rails or tracks.
(Neb. RS 60-676)
(Prior Code, § 5-101)