402.38  RIGHT-OF-WAY.
   "Right-of-way" means either of the following, as the context requires:
   (a)   The right of a vehicle or pedestrian to proceed uninterruptedly in a lawful manner in the direction in which it, he or she is moving, in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching from a different direction into its, his or her path;
   (b)   A general term denoting land, property, or the interest therein, usually in the configuration of a strip, acquired for or devoted to transportation purposes.  When used in this context, "right-of-way" includes the roadway, shoulders or berm, ditch, and slopes extending to the right-of-way limits under the control of the State or local authority.
(ORC 4511.01(UU))