Definition of single carriageway in English:

single carriageway

Line breaks: sin¦gle car¦riage|way


A road with only one lane in each direction.
More example sentences
  • Restricting York's northern ring road to a single carriageway was one of the biggest planning blunders in recent memory.
  • At that point, the road is a single carriageway with one lane in either direction, the lanes being divided by double central white lines.
  • Just under half of all road deaths occur on the national road network which accounts for approximately 47% of vehicular traffic and 91% of fatal collisions on the national road network occur on single carriageways.

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