escape road


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escape road

a road, usually ending in a pile of sand, provided on a hill for a driver to drive into if his brakes fail or on a bend if he loses control of the turn
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6secs on lap 28, before Rosberg was late on the brakes into Rettifilio at the start of lap 29, and again took the escape road.
Back in Britain, although electric vehicle drivers escape road tax and the London congestion charge, the lack of charging points remains an issue but they are expected to increase rapidly over the next 12 months to more than 10,000 in 2014, up from the current 1,700.
And the Insight does not make it below the figure of 100g/ km of CO2 to escape road tax.
In the final race Plato made a clean getaway from pole but out-braked himself on the first lap and had to take to the escape road.
Plato had made a clean getaway from pole but out-braked himself halfway round the first lap and was forced to take to the escape road.
Heinz-Harald Frentzen is behind me on the grid in 17th position after being penalised for using the escape road to cut out a corner.
Rosberg was reportedly cleared of any wrongdoing on Saturday after a stewards' investigation into a trip into the escape road on his final qualifying lap, which prevented Hamilton completing his own lap and challenging him for pole position and that resulted in the mounting tension between the two teammates.
That forced him to head down the escape road, bringing out yellow flags that denied Hamilton, who was on a quicker lap at the time, pole.
059secs from Hamilton after the opening quick laps, Rosberg locked up on the entry to Mirabeau on his second and nal attempt, and was forced to take the escape road.
Leading comfortably from Vettel, however, Hamilton's gearbox gave way on lap 23, the Briton grinding to a halt down an escape road.
Similar capacity diesels will also be available, and with some having emissions below the critical 100g/km threshold the car will escape road tax for private buyers.