frolic and detour
- Activities carried out by an employee outside their work duties that serve their own interest, for which the employer is typically not held responsible
- When he chose to pick up a personal package during work hours, the delivery driver was on a frolic and detour.
- Her decision to stop for a personal coffee break while on the job was considered a frolic and detour.
- The employer was not responsible for the injuries caused by the employee, as he was on a frolic and detour at the time.