road block


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road block

A barrier or obstacle (usually covered by fire) used to block or limit the movement of hostile vehicles along a route.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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She had reached the outskirts of the city when she found the road blocked by a great drove of cattle, driven by a half-dozen wild-looking herdsmen from the plains.
A rolling road block was also introduced on the M60 clockwise from junction 18 to junction 19, for Heaton Park.
Two traffic policemen were seriously hurt after they were knocked down by a car at a road block at Persiaran Kuala Selangor in Section 15, here this morning.
A collision between a Mercedes HGV and an Audi A3 caused a major road block in Southport
Officers from a covert police squad, answerable only to the DCI chief, were on Sunday night involved in a near shootout with officers manning a road block in Kitengela.
Police erected a road block to halt traffic - but dangerous driver Joel Housam swerved around it, and collided with her body, magistrates heard previously.
Highways England Traffic Officer Adam Strang had put in place a rolling road block at around midday after a serious crash involving an HGV on the nearby M5.
For instance, when patients who need emergency treatment get stuck in traffic because of the road block, who will be responsible?
AP-Yonhap A police officer stops a car at a road block outside the St.
He was finally stopped when the vehicle ended up partially in a hedge after police set up a road block.
Seselj and dozens of his supporters were stopped at the road block in Jarak.