- 2 [Transp] 2.1 (for road traffic) carril (m) or (Chi) pista (f) or (RPl) senda (f) bus/bicycle lane carril (m) de autobuses/bicicletas to change lanes cambiar de carril ( or de pista etc) a three-lane highway una autopista de tres carriles ( or pistas etc) traffic is reduced to a single lane se circula por un solo carril ( or pista etc) to live in the fast lane [colloquial/familiar] vivir a toda máquina, vivir a tope (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (before n) lane closure carril cerrado ( or pista cerrada etc) lane discipline disciplina (f) de carril ( or pista etc) lane markings líneas (fpl) divisorias de carriles ( or pistas etc) 2.2 (for ships) ruta (f) sea/shipping lane ruta marítima/de navegación 2.3 (for aircraft) pasillo (m) or corredor (m) aéreo, via (f) aérea
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The name of Spain's state-run post office is correos. Stamps can be bought in an estanco, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office (estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system.