A series of raised strips across a road or along its edge, changing the noise a vehicle’s tires make on the surface and so warning drivers of speed restrictions or of the edge of the road.
More example sentences
- It was more effective than a speed limit sign, or a rumble strip, disfiguring stripes on the road or pious notices imploring drivers to take care.
- Know the warning signs of drowsy driving, such as not being able to remember the last few miles driven or hitting a rumble strip.
- Cycles do use the ring road, the area between kerb and rumble strip seems to be used as an unofficial cycle track.
Definition of rumble strip in:
- The British & World English dictionary