Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 9 > Article 21 - Traffic Regulation
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- agent: refers to a person who is charged with the responsibility of navigating and operating a personal delivery device. See Indiana Code 9-21-11.5-1
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
- authority: refers to the Indiana finance authority. See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-1
- automated traffic law enforcement system: means a device that:
Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-2
- bicycle traffic control signal: means a traffic control signal with green, red, and yellow bicycle stenciled lenses that is used to direct bicycle traffic on a roadway. See Indiana Code 9-21-3-0.3
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- department: refers to the Indiana department of transportation. See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-3
- fee: means an amount assessed or imposed under:
Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-3.5
- GIS: refers to the geographic information system maintained by the office under Ind. See Indiana Code 3-11-1.5-1.5
- Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
- Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- lawful intervention technique: means a method by which a pursuing motor vehicle causes, or attempts to cause, a fleeing motor vehicle to stop. See Indiana Code 9-21-1-0.5
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- marching band procession: means an officially recognized performing organization, including a band, dance unit, drill team, color guard, flag corps, or rifle squad performing together or separately on a local road or street. See Indiana Code 9-21-14-2
- operator: means :
Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-4
- owner: means a person in whose name a motor vehicle is registered under:
Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-5
- pedestrian hybrid beacon: means a traffic control signal used to warn and control traffic in order to assist pedestrians in crossing a roadway at a crosswalk distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings. See Indiana Code 9-21-3-0.5
- personal delivery device: means a powered device that satisfies the following:
Indiana Code 9-21-11.5-2
- personal delivery device operator: means a person or the person's agent who exercises physical control or monitoring over the navigation system and operation of a personal delivery device. See Indiana Code 9-21-11.5-3
- Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
- Private toll facility: includes any subsequent improvement, betterment, enlargement, extension, or reconstruction of an existing private toll facility. See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-5.5
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- qualifying project: has the meaning set forth in Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-6
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- toll road: has the meaning set forth for "toll road project" in IC 8-15-2-4(4). See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-7
- toll violation: refers to the failure to pay a toll or user fee required under section 9 or 9. See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-7.5
- tollway: has the meaning set forth in IC 8-15-3-7. See Indiana Code 9-21-3.5-8
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- unit: means a county, city, or town. See Indiana Code 9-21-18-3
- User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.