Definition of warning triangle in English:

warning triangle

Line breaks: warn|ing tri|angle


A triangular red frame, made of reflective material, carried by motorists to be set up on the road as a danger signal in case of a breakdown or other hazard.
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  • These vary from country to country but generally include headlamp converters, spare bulbs, a nationality sticker (unless the car is fitted with GB Euro number plates) and a warning triangle.
  • Items which get stolen from council vehicles include jacks, rims, tyres, seats, engine parts, steering wheels, number plates, petrol caps and warning triangles.
  • The European Travel Kit contains everything you'll need, including a warning triangle, headlamp deflectors, GB sticker, bulbs and first aid essentials.

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