Highway: all public streets, roads, ways, trails, bridges, trestles, ferry landings and approaches and any other public way.

Issuing authority: the government entity which issues access permits and includes the governing bodies of a municipality or regional district and the Minister of Transportation and those designated by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Lane: the portion of a roadway for the movement of a single file of vehicles, not including the gutter or shoulder of the roadway.

Local road or street: a street or road primarily for access to residences, businesses or other abutting property.