Traffic Terms

Traffic Terms: Roads & Streets

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Narrow passageway for foot traffic

Narrow passageway for foot traffic

Narrow passwageway for vehicles

A division of a road marked off with painted lines

Residential street or to “drive” a car

Two lanes

Two lanes

A roadway in a city, typically tree lined

A roadway in a city, typically tree lined

Road with Several lanes

Super highway

Super highway

Paid Super Highway

Crossing roads or super highways

Entrance to super highway

Exit from super highway

Automatically operated colored lights to control traffic

Traffic sign instructing drivers to stop before proceeding

A marked area on a roadway for pedestrian walking

A pedestrian crossing with painted lines

A bridge by which a road passes over another

A bridge by which a road passes over another

A road or pedestrian tunnel passing under a road

An perpendicular intersection of two roads or streets

An area bounded by four streets; or a barrier

An underground passageway for a road or street

Stoppage or blockage of traffic

A circular road junction with traffic moving around it

An area reserved for temporary parking of vehicles

A parking location for a single vehicle

A machine next to a parking space allowing payment

 

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