car stop

car stop

[′kär ‚stäp]
(engineering)
An appliance used to arrest the movement of a mine or railroad car.
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Where else in the world would a Prime Minister's car stop for a normal citizen?
The Uzbek military illegally crossed the border on Friday in Barak village of Osh oblast when chasing the car with sellers inside, reported Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior on Monday.Unidentified military of Uzbekistan chased after the car with two Uzbek citizens inside carrying 20 sacks of rice.During chase they crossed the Kyrgyz state border illegally and fired shots into the air in order to make the car stop, the Ministry of Interior said.
A 26-KILO haul of what is believed to be amphetamines were discovered in a car after a routine car stop and search.
For 20 per cent, an argument has got so bad that a passenger demanded the car stop so they could get out.
The woman was walking along North Street, in Atherstone, shortly before 10.15pm on Saturday, when she heard a car stop behind her.
Court decisions prohibit police from stopping people for anything less than "reasonable suspicion." Similarly, all car stops must be proceeded by an actual traffic violation.