box junction

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box junction

n
(Automotive Engineering) (in Britain) a road junction having yellow cross-hatching painted on the road surface. Vehicles may only enter the hatched area when their exit is clear
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box junction

n (Brit) (Aut) → area d'incrocio
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IN bus lanes, across box junctions and facing the wrong way on a one-way street - it seems the bad parkers have been back out in force.
The council has also installed cameras to catch people blocking traffic on yellow box junctions.
In the capital, Transport for London has the authority to enforce box junctions, ban U-turns and other moving traffic offences, but everywhere else in the UK it is the responsibility of the police.
In the capital, Transport for London has the authority to enforce box junctions, ban U-turns and other moving traf-fic offences, but everywhere else in the UK it is the responsibility of the police.
The yellow box: Box junctions are normally used on large, busy junctions such as traffic light-controlled crossroads, T-junctions and even roundabouts.
What he needs to do is make sure councils do not get a legal mandate to use super-robot cameras like ZenGrab, which catch motorists who inadvertently stray into bus lanes or box junctions.
That could mean an end to councils monitoring box junctions where heavy traffic often traps motorists who then get sent a fine by post.
In January the Chronicle revealed council plans to target drivers with new fines and charges for performing illegal U-turns, driving in cycle lanes, ignoring no-entry signs or stopping in yellow hatched box junctions.
Newcastle Council wants to be able to fine motorists performing illegal U-turns, driving in cycle lanes, bus lanes, ignoring no-entry signs or stopping in yellow-hatched box junctions.
It needs to be clear that our maintenance team continuously re-mark yellow box junctions, as needed.
About six months ago this spread until now cars are parked on double red lines, red box junctions, in front of gates and on disabled park-k ing spaces (without badges).
Wrongdoing includes blocking yellow box junctions, driving up oneway streets in the wrong direction and making illegal turns.