North American term for lay-by.
- He glanced at a sign and realized that he was approaching a rest area.
- It is well worth pausing at the rest area as you approach Lake Tekapo to enjoy the view and take photographs.
- These were posts with government offices, lounges, restaurants, snack booths and all the facilities that you would find in a rest area along today's modern highways.
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