Ordinary and Extraordinary uses of the public highways and roads

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In the United States of America, the public highways and roads can be used for ordinary (private) and extraordinary (special) purposes with a motor vehicle.

One who is using the public highways and roads with a motor vehicle for extraordinary (special) purposes, is engaged in a business and must obtain a license (permit) from a particular State to pursue it. One who is using the public highways and roads with a motor vehicle for ordinary (private) purposes, is engaged in travel and can only be regulated.

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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Insurance Updates, Military Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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