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traffic

1. 
a. the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
b. the freight, passengers, etc., transported
2. trade, esp of an illicit or improper kind
3. Chiefly US the number of customers patronizing a commercial establishment in a given time period

traffic

[′traf·ik]
(communications)
The messages transmitted and received over a communication channel.
(engineering)
The passage or flow of vehicles, pedestrians, ships, or planes along defined routes such as highways, sidewalks, sea lanes, or air lanes.

traffic

Data transmitted over a network. Traffic is a very general term and typically refers to overall network usage at a given moment. However, it can refer to specific transactions, messages, records or users in any kind of data or telephone network. See PPS.
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'To reduce road traffic accidents, all riders and pedestrians must clearly understand the traffic laws, and law enforcement officers must carry out their work more effectively, efficiently and transparently.
He said that CTP was taking measures across the district for creating maximum awareness about traffic laws adding that traffic education units were actively holding awareness seminars, session, lectures and other programmes.
The violation carries a fine of Dh1,000 and 10 black points, according to traffic law.
The SSP said the statistics showed that road accidents claimed 1.2 million lives worldwide every year with the disregard of traffic laws by the deceased to blame.
Traffic police issued 2,444,113 challans for various traffic law violations in Karachi.
He assured that no stone will be left unturned in the management of traffic and enforcement of traffic laws in the State.
The second part of the program involves a single-day traffic enforcement campaign, focusing on traffic laws for vehicles and bicycles.
Honking at motorists who violate traffic laws and risk the lives of other road users has its risks, Transport Minister Anthony Loke said today.
During the session, the Uber team and representatives from law enforcement presented safety tips for those behind the wheel, but also educated drivers about traffic laws in the city.
It is time that a plan is devised not merely to penalize the few who breach traffic laws, but rather to facilitate efficient and safe commutes for the majority of citizens who rely on the roads to arrive at their workplaces.
KUWAIT, Dec 3 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ministry of Interior has rescinded a decision to impound vehicles found in violation of traffic regulations, pending amendments to traffic laws soon.
He pointed out that Sharjah Police used social media channels to educate motorists about the new traffic laws. He said more than 100,000 booklets [in Arabic and English], containing all articles of the new traffic law were also distributed.