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
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crawler lane

n (Brit) (Aut) → corsia riservata al traffico lento
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There is no crawler lane and vehicles are allowed to overtake on either side.
| Recently published plans for a new A494 Dee Bridge, widening of the A494 and other improvements will deliver the Deeside traffic improvements without the need for the 'Red Route' | Costs used to justify the choice of the "Red Route" failed to account for necessary upgrade of the Flintshire Bridge and does not include the addition of crawler lane at a major congestion point on the A55, the hill out of Northop towards Holywell.
"Immediately there were complaints that traffic was now speeding down into the village and that as the road was so open and had a crawler lane as you went up the hill, it wasn't recognisable as a 30mph limit and people wanted the gateway as you approached the built-up part of the village reinstating.
I see people overtaking in the crawler lane west at Ynysforgan, racing to get past a few more cars.
| A motorist who was seen by an police in an unmarked car driving at excessive speed and overtaking in the face of oncoming traffic in a crawler lane on the A75 road, has been fined PS600 at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Is it possible that the Wilson proposal to flood the existing Marton crawler lane with more traffic was the impetus behind Middlesbrough Council's latest attempted solution to the half century problem?
Given the lack of evidence as to the value of this road I would suggest that the money be better spent on improving the Ewloe Interchange, and on the addition of a crawler lane on the A55 between Northop and Halkyn.
Then the next shop grabs her attention, which has the effect of first gear engaging and crawler lane mentality kicks in.
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.