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Traffic islands (Pmrcpjfrt)

Definition
Defined areas between traffic lanes for control of vehicle movements or for pedestrian refuge. Within an intersection, a median or an outer separation is considered an island. Also, the area of the roundabout surrounded by the circulating roadway. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Intersection elements (Pmrcpjfr)
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Dilemma zone (Pmrcpjfrd)
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