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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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I am not an expert in traffic regulations but I do understand that accidents are inevitable but if worked on, there can be ways and means of reducing their gravity and frequency.
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Danish airport operator Copenhagen Airports A/S said on Wednesday (7 December) that the Danish civil aviation authorities had approved the traffic regulations for Copenhagen Airport for the period 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2008.