Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of dropped kerb in English:
A small ramp built into the kerb of a pavement to make it easier for people using pushchairs or wheelchairs to pass from the pavement to the road.
- Railings and hedges would have to be removed, a dropped kerb made from Wigginton Road and, if this was an entrance and exit, the traffic jams would be spectacular.
- Because work is being carried out on the road anyway, the dropped kerbs will not cost the council any extra money.
- City of York Council tries to help residents with parking needs by encouraging the use of dropped kerbs, allowing residents access to parking within their own properties.
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