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ABOUT-TURN [2 records]

Record 1 2017-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Road Traffic
DEF

A turn ... made by a vehicle traveling along one side of a way by crossing the lane of oncoming traffic and turning into and proceeding along a lane on the other side ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation routière
DEF

Action de retourner sur son chemin sans manœuvre en marche arrière (en parlant d'un véhicule).

OBS

Il faut éviter la forme fautive «virage en U».

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tránsito vial
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Record 2 2001-03-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Road Design
  • Road Traffic
CONT

Corporation of the city of New Westminster. Council in Committee of the Whole ... [The] Committee recommends that a legal U-turn facility be provided on Columbia Street to allow an opportunity for eastbound vehicles to return to the Downtown Area: ...

Key term(s)
  • U-turn
  • about-turn

French

Domaine(s)
  • Conception des voies de circulation
  • Circulation routière
DEF

Aménagement d'une voie de circulation permettant de faire demi-tour.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Diseño de carreteras
  • Tránsito vial
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