Definition: Category of road
Roads are categorised according to three internationally comparable types:
b) Road inside a built-up area
c) Other road (outside built-up area).
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary)
Classification of the road network according to a) administration responsible for its construction, maintenance and/or operation; b) according to design standards or, c) according to the users allowed to have access on the road.
(Third version of the Transport Glossary)
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009