Entry from British & World English dictionary
A slip road, especially on a racing circuit, for a vehicle to turn into if the driver is unable to negotiate a bend or slope safely.
- I very nearly followed Jason up the escape road on the first lap.
- Bit by bit he caught the BMW, which then shot up an escape road with brake failure, leaving the Alfa in the lead with four laps to go.
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