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A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.
Roads consist of one or two roadways (British English: carriageways), each with one or more lanes and any associated sidewalks (British English: pavement) and road verges. There is sometimes a bike path. Other names for roads include parkways, avenues, freeways, tollways, interstates, highways, or primary, secondary, and tertiary local roads.

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    NSW Is it illegal to put semi-permanant markings on a road?

    Before moving into a property in a new estate i noticed a large area of painted and semi-concreted markings on the road outside an adjacent empty block that looked like a form of hopscotch. Worked out that it was created by the kids living in the street. Now as we move into school holidays i'm...
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    Unregistered/ Uninsured vehicle driven in Road without knowledge

    My vehicle was accidentally registered for 1 years instead of 3 months as usual, so I asked for refund so that I could register for 3 months only. When they refunded they deduced some amount I was in the impression that was for the month registration fee. When I was driving in Adelaide I was...
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    QLD road reserve liability

    if as councils and main road dept are right that a road reserve used as a driveway /access to a property is the property owners responceability to maintain ( though the road reserve does not belong to the property owner) who is open to a law suit and could it also fall under 3rd party as well as...
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    QLD road reserve

    can anyone tell me the max width of the road reserve on local council roads in qld ie , from edge of rd formation to end of reserve
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    QLD road reserve or gazetted road and who does repairs

    hi.. have a property in qld where the road in front was straightent in the 1950s leaving no car entry to my property due to a high embankment ,in 1986 a small portion of property next door was resumed by the council for rd use and is on the survey maps , prior to which the car access was in the...
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    Can I own our gazetted road?

    We have a livestyle block of approx. 200 acres. There is a council gazetted road which we have never made. Currently we travel across neighbours land to access our property. I have been lead to believe there is a possibility for us to "own" that gazetted road, taking it out of the hands of...
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    NSW Crown Road easement through private property

    Hi. I have a situation where a Crown Road easement runs through my property & is being used by trail-bike hoons to get to a Nature Reserve approx. 5klms further down. All riders ride unregistered bikes & wear goggles & helmets so they can't be recognised by a camera I have set up on the road. I...
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    QLD Gazetted road through Private property

    Hi, What are the laws around Gazetted roads on private property? I work in a facility on private land but it has Gazetted roads through it and during the night can get lots of mischief makers in their vehicles driving around. Have been told security can ask them to leave and if caught again...
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    QLD Who is responsible for removal of dwelling built on road reserve with authority from council

    We purchased a rural block in 1981 with a house supposedly on it. We paid for a search by a solicitor that did not show up any problems. In 1992 we applied to Council to raise the house and build in under as owner builders, which was granted. Council now advise that the house was built on the...