crawler lane


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crawler lane

n
(Civil Engineering) a lane on an uphill section of a motorway reserved for slow vehicles
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crawler lane

n (Brit Aut) → Kriechspur f

crawler lane

n (Brit) (Aut) → corsia riservata al traffico lento
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As Mr Mearns told MPs: "Chance would be a fine thing for someone to hog the middle lane of any major road in the North East given that there are about only three miles of crawler lane in County Durham on the A1.
And 27% back the idea of a crawler lane on major roads and motorways.
New road signs and road markings for a crawler lane on Rhuallt Hill's eastbound carriageway were also completed yesterday.
Then, on the hellish crawler lane of the A23, whether to turn back at Streatham, whether to stop off at Ikea (just kidding about that one), whether to lose the will to live.
Margaret Beckett, the worst appointment since Caligula's horse, was last seen weeping in the Crawler Lane heading off on endless caravanning until her demise.
A pounds 5million project to create a new crawler lane on the A96 between Aberdeen and Inverness is causing yet more problems.
The central reservation would be replaced and road marking improved at a three-lane stretch of the eastbound carriageway after a series of crawler lane incidents.
In addition, the road will be widened with a crawler lane on the western approach to the Gwaun Meigyn roundabout for slow moving traffic.
Kildare CRAWLER LANE Traffic chaos on the M9 Motorway heading to Dublin yesterday Pictures: GARRY O'NEILL, MAXPIX, DECLAN DOHERTY, SEAMUS FARRELLY, EAMONN FARRELL, COLIN KEEGAN, JEAN CURRAN; Donegal DANGER Snow covered icy roads in Letterkenny; Dublin COLD COMFORT These seminarians enjoy the snow in Leopardstown yesterday; Dublin BLANKET COVERAGE Dublin under snow; Dublin Airport PLANE CRAZY Queues blight departure lounge; ON THE SLIDE Fun in the snow in Phoenix Park, Dublin; Wicklow TREACHEROUS Council workers close Sally Gap, Roundwood; CAN YOU DIG IT?
These seems stuck in a particularly slow crawler lane, like those lorries going up hill with no apparent hope of getting to the brow.
Although not in agreement with the original scheme, Cllr Hardcastle acknowledges the need for improvement, with probably a crawler lane needed for heavy traffic climbing up the Aston Hill.
If a driver wastes the opportunity of a crawler lane by trying to overtake somebody who is doing only marginally less than him, that can be considered driving without due care and attention if they're stopping 20 cars overtaking.