rumble-strip

rumble strip

noun
one of a series of rough or slightly raised strips of pavement on a highway, intended to slow down the speed of vehicles, as before a toll booth.

Origin:
1965–70

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rumble strip
 
n
one of a set of roughly surfaced strips set in a road on the approach to a junction or hazard, to alert drivers by means of a change in tyre noise

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