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Highway turnouts (Pmruv)

Definition
Short segments of a lane, usually a widened, unobstructed shoulder area, added to a two-lane, two-way highway, allowing slow-moving vehicles to leave the main roadway and stop so that faster vehicles can pass. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Highway facilities for motorized users (Pmru)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bus and high occupancy vehicle facilities (Pmrub)
Inspection stations (Pmruj)
Parking facilities (Pmrup)
Roadside rest areas (Pmruq)
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Toll facilities (Pmrus)
Traffic control centers (Pmrut)
Truck facilities (Pmruu)