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  • n. Plural form of motorway.


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  • Indeed, the CTC suggested an alternative, "motorways" - built only for cars - leaving the rest of the road network for cyclists to continue to use.

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  • The motorways were a magnificent addition to this country's transport infrastructure, but sadly an integral part of the plan, service areas, were yet to be realised, Mr Faughnan said.

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  • The average speed on the motorways was a mere 56 MPH; on trunk roads, the average speed was 37 MPH; and on the mountain roads, it was a sloth-like 19 MPH.

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  • Almost 300km of dual-carriageway on 10 national routes around the country are due to be reclassified as motorways from today.

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  • The Italian equivalent, the Benetton Group, has moved into more-protected sectors such as motorways and telecoms, and is rumored to be considering selling off its clothing division, whose profits are dwarfed by Zara's.

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  • A recent survey found that 25% of Germans believe that the Nazi regime had some positive elements such as "motorways" and "family values."

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  • Industry sources said the consortium could try to squeeze cash from Abertis by disposing of non-core assets and leveraging on cash flow-generative activities such as motorways, airports and telecoms.

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  • Cyclists are permitted to use the carriageway of public roads (with exceptions such as motorways).


  • The Minister also explained that the draconian speed limit would not apply on motorways, where once a toll had been paid drivers could accelerate all the way to 15mph.

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  • Up to 5cm of snow fell across southern England, resulting in the complete shutdown of Heathrow, London City and Luton Airports, the suspension of bus services in London and most motorways impassable.

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