Mountain Home, AR asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas

Q: How can a roadway be a portion of a highway if a highway is within the boundary lines of a roadway?

Arkansas Code Annotated Title 27 Transportation Subtitle 4. Motor Vehicular Traffic Chapter 49 General Provisions Subchapter 1-- Title, Applicability, and Construction Generally

27-49-114. Definitions.

(23) "Roadway" means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel;

(28) "Street" or "highway" means the entire width between boundary lines of a roadway publicly maintained when any part of the roadway is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel;

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Peter N. Munsing
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A: Means the berm shouldn't be used for travel, the highway is. Thus "driving in lanes meant for travel" is the vehicular code perverse citation for didn't stay in lane of travel and went off the side of the road.

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