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Roadside rest areas (Pmruq)

Definition
Roadside areas with parking spaces separated from the roadway, provided for travelers to stop and rest for short periods. They may include drinking water, restrooms, tables and benches, information displays, and other facilities for travelers. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Rest areas
Broader Term
Highway facilities for motorized users (Pmru)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bus and high occupancy vehicle facilities (Pmrub)
Inspection stations (Pmruj)
Parking facilities (Pmrup)
Service stations (Pmrur)
Toll facilities (Pmrus)
Traffic control centers (Pmrut)
Truck facilities (Pmruu)
Highway turnouts (Pmruv)