filter lane

filter lane

- The lane of traffic reserved for those making a specific turn at the next junction.
See also related terms for traffic.
Translations

filter lane

n (Brit) (Aut) → corsia di svincolo
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Witness Paul Bohan said he saw Carolan's black Honda car drive "apparently without stopping" and undertake the waiting car, which was in a filter lane.
I had pulled into a filter lane to turn right across oncoming traffic - the ones where a little green arrow comes on to let you know it is OK to go but the big light stays on red for the cars in the lanes to your left carrying on straight ahead.
Because even if the traffic was travelling in the same direction there is a filter lane turning right, but that filter lane, trying to cross that road at the best of times is lethal, because the oncoming traffic is coming downhill just coming off a dual two-way system on to a one-way system.
A woman who lives nearby said a right turn filter lane needed to be installed.
Anyway, I was aware of a right-hand filter lane that meant drivers coming in the opposite direction had to cut across the lane I was travelling on.
A new filter lane from the westbound A1139 into the business park will help take pressure off the A1139 junction 1 roundabout.
Because driving down Cowbridge Road now, without the white lines and only the odd filter lane here and there when needed, is an altogether more pleasant - and safe - experience than it was a few years ago.
There should be a filter lane allowing traffic to turn left like there used to be until that ridiculous concrete barrier was erected.
I pull into the right filter lane but was incredibly confused as it looked like I would have to go into a private car park.
But sit waiting in a filter lane and there are always those now who drive down the lane for straight on and then cut into the front of the queue.
The developers say they are willing to pay pounds 2m for a new internal road network for the Torrington site and improvements to Yarm Road, including a filter lane and a traffic light controlled junction.