A stop-over privilege on a continuous journey granted by carrier by which a break de facto in continuity of carriage of goods is disregarded and two legs of a journey are treated as though covered without interruption, uniting both legs into a through route for which a joint rate can be published. Galveston Truck Line Corporation v. State, Tex.Civ.App., 123 S.W.2d 797, 802; Baltimore and O. R. Co. v. United States, D.C.N.Y., 24 F.Supp. 734, 735.
Within policy covering goods in transit, term has significance of activity and of motion and direction; literally it means in course of passing from point to point, and ordinarily goods in transit would imply that foods will lawfully be picked up at given place and hauled to place designated by owner or one with authority to so designate. Simons v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., Tex.Civ.App., 398 S.W.2d 833, 834.
Term may also be applied to a check which is mailed for collection while it is still in the mails and uncollected.
See also in transitu;
@ transit in rem judicatam
/traenzat in rem juwdakeytam/
It passes into a matter adjudged; it becomes converted into a res judicata or judgment. A contract upon which a judgment is obtained is said to pass in rem judicatam

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.


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