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  1. traffic island, safety island, safety isle, safety zonenoun

    a curbed area in a roadway from which traffic is excluded; provides safe area for pedestrians


  1. traffic islandnoun

    A stretch of raised concrete in the middle of a roads used to prevent drivers from driving into oncoming traffic or private roads.


  1. Traffic island

    A traffic island is a solid or painted object in a road that channelises traffic. It can also be a narrow strip of island between roads that intersect at an acute angle. If the island uses road markings only, without raised kerbs or other physical obstructions, it is called a painted island. Traffic islands can be used to reduce the speed of cars driving through. When traffic islands are longer, they are instead called traffic medians, a strip in the middle of a road. serving the divider function over a much longer distance. When making left turns, drivers will often drive over painted islands even though it is technically illegal. Some traffic islands may serve as refuge islands for pedestrians. Traffic islands are often used at partially blind intersections on back-streets to prevent cars from cutting a corner with potentially dangerous results, or to prevent some movements totally, for traffic safety or traffic calming reasons. In parts of the United Kingdom, the term island is used as a synonym for roundabout.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traffic island in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traffic island in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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