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dual carriageway

Brit a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a central strip of turf, etc.
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A full dual carriageway along the A66 or A69 would provide improved east - west links, bringing direct benefits for hardworking families and businesses.
Wrexham MP Ian Lucas is concerned livelihoods are being badly impacted following huge snarl-ups on the dual carriageway and other main roads yesterday and Thursday.
Despite a significant dual carriageway network carrying 22% of all travel, the safety of Welsh carriageways (unlike those in Scotland and the south west) is below average.
In highlighting and drawing attention to this ludicrous situation I hope that those responsible can accept the introduction of this bus lane is blatant nonsense and return this road to its former fully functional dual carriageway, which is the purpose for which it was designed and built.
Durham County Council Road Safety Manager Alan Kennedy believes making the A66 into a dual carriageway is unnecessary and money should be put into driver education.
18 per cent were travelling in excess of 80mph on motorways and 13 per cent over 80mph on dual carriageways
Beech Cottage stands on the dual carriageway on Menlove Avenue and was built at the turn of the century from sandstone.
As many as 40% of markings on Scotland's motorways and dual carriageways need immediate replacement.
In Yardley we have an accident black-spot on the A45 dual carriageway at the Manor House Lane bend.
But as many as 48% of cars exceeded the limit on dual carriageways (normally 70mph limits) last year, with 14% going over 80mph.
You only need to take a passing interest in transport matters to know that motorways and dual carriageways have lower accident rates than single carriageways.
The outside lane of dual carriageways and motorways is for overtaking only and, when not doing so, drivers should return to the inside lane.