Motoring

Here are some English words related to motoring, including the names of different types of vehicle.

Roads

bypass
country lane
dual carriageway
main road
motorway
one-way street
ring road
road
toll road

Road features

corner
crossroads
kerb
fork
hard shoulder
junction
lay-by
level crossing
pavement (US English: sidewalk)
pedestrian crossing
road sign
roadside
roadworks
roundabout
services
signpost
speed limit
T-junction
toll
traffic light
turning

Problems

accident
breakdown
breathalyser
jack
jump leads
flat tyre
fog
icy road
puncture
speeding fine
spray
traffic jam
to crash
to have an accident
to skid
to stall
to swerve

Learning to drive

driving instructor
driving lesson
driving licence
driving school
driving test
learner driver
to fail your driving test
to pass your driving test

Parking

car park
disabled parking space
multi-storey car park
to park
parking meter
parking space
parking ticket
traffic warden

At a petrol station

car wash
diesel
oil
petrol
petrol pump
petrol station
unleaded

Types of vehicle

bike (abbreviation of bicycle)
camper van
bus
car
caravan
coach
lorry
minibus
moped
motorbike (abbreviation of motorcycle)
scooter
taxi
tractor
truck
van

Other useful words

car hire
car keys
cyclist
driver
garage
mechanic
insurance
passenger
pedestrian
reverse gear
road map
second-hand
speed
traffic
tyre pressure
vehicle
to accelerate
to brake
to change gear
to drive
to overtake
to reverse
to slow down
to speed up
to steer
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