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  • noun Plural form of A-road.


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  • England's motorways and major A-roads will be treated with salt before the snow arrives and work to treat and clear the roads will continue throughout the cold snap.

    Highways Agency advice to drivers: heavy snow forecast on Wednesday night and during Thursday

  • Five gruelling hours on the motorway and various A-roads driving to Peterborough for a training event.

    Archive 2003-10-01

  • Based on the descriptions and times involved, they had narrowed the offender's territory to a small triangle of A-roads in Lincolnshire.

    The Jigsaw Man

  • A-roads are much more dangerous than motorways where in our data the death rate is typically around one per mile.

    BBC News - Home

  • There are two categories to choose from: Major road (for motorways, A-roads and B-roads) and Minor Road (for local roads, excluding private/unadopted roads). - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Today's reports into congestion on motorways and A-roads continues to highlight the impact of high fuel prices and austerity on commuting and travel in the UK," said Paul Watters, the AA's head of public affairs. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The suspension is soft and the car is tall so there's a little lean in bends on the A-roads.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Closing Crittenden Road was among a set of road safety proposals aimed at reducing the amount of crashes, which are almost double the national average for A-roads, on the stretch at Colts Hill.

    Kos RSS Feed

  • As parliament was told recently, motorway embankments are strewn with plastic bags and the laybys on A-roads are overflowing with fast-food packaging and plastic bottles.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • Roads were completely flooded, including the local motorway, and some A-roads were totally impassable.

    A1 GP news


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