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Motor vehicle

Means a mechanically propelled vehicle, intended or adapted for use on the roads


Public road

A road which a roads authority have a duty to maintain


Road ( as per RTA 1988 & 1991)

Any way ( other than a waterway) over which there is a public right of passage ( by whatever means ) and whether subject to a toll or not and includes the roads verges and any bridges ( whether permanent or temporary) over which, or tunnel through which, the road passes and any reference to a road includes parts thereof



A person is held to be driving when they have control of the speed and the direction of the vehicle