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  • n. Plural form of carriageway.


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  • This is more sophisticated and is able to distinguish more clearly between the different types of road users who pass over the pneumatic tubes stretched across carriageways which is the measurement method used.


  • It lacks even the debatable beauty of more elegant bits of the motorway network – the Chilterns cutting on the M40, the Shap moorlands on the M6, and the farmhouse trapped between the carriageways high on the M62.

    In praise of … the M1 | Editorial

  • Officers were called to 10 accidents between junctions 33 and 36 on both carriageways of the M6, though no injuries were reported.

    More snow forecast for UK

  • The privatised road network would also pay for its own upkeep, with a proportion of pay-as-you-drive revenue set aside for maintaining and enhancing major roads, which include 11,500km (7,000 miles) of motorways and dual carriageways.

    Privatise major roads, says RAC thinktank

  • Drivers in Milton Keynes tend to race each other down the dual carriageways up to the next roundabout.

    Use less fuel – drive like a christian « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • In addition to the patchwork of tiny one-lane roads, a web of modern carriageways connected the two flanks of Shia Lebanon.

    A Privilege to Die

  • A full set of blocked carriageways is not a fact to be changed before its time.

    Peter Stothard - Times Online - WBLG:

  • That is why most of our speed cameras are on dual carriageways, with no pedestrians, set at an artificially low 40mph speed limit, and there are hardly any where children cross roads, (because most people obey the limits in those areas and there is little money to be made).

    The Soixante-neuf of Liberty

  • Drivers will still be able to reach 70mph on motorways and dual carriageways and 60mph on the safest A roads.

    More twatfuckery legislation: Lowering speed limits. Jim Fitzpatrick MP(Labour) hates motorists.

  • Can we start building Forth Road Bridges and A9 dual carriageways if the recession will stretch out to 2011?

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