blind curve

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Synonyms for blind curve

a curve or bend in the road that you cannot see around as you are driving


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The boy's mother, Gilda, however, was at home when the incident happened and suggested that a speed bump be built on the outer service road -- which is also a blind curve -- to prevent a repeat.
From the start, Edwards made light work of the legendary 7-kilometre high-speed Spa-Francorchamps track, which is notorious for its limited overtaking opportunities and sharp corners, including the famous 'Eau Rouge', a blind curve which tests driver courage to near breaking point.
The "hangnail" to which the paramedics were responding was actually a seriously injured mother and two children who had run into a rockslide while rounding a blind curve. As the stretchers were being transferred from the first responding vehicle to the Tucson ambulance, the children set to speculating aloud as to whether the victims would die, be crippled, whatever--a picnic meditation.
"Suddenly, a local man driving carelessly at about 50mph came around a blind curve," he told USA Today.
In doing this, he ignored an unforgiving axiom of motorcycling: "Around every blind curve and over every blind hill the road is either not there or occupied by something nasty."
* At Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., a 28-year-old avionics sensors maintenance specialist, who was speeding, lost control of his motorcycle in a blind curve, struck the curb and flipped his motorcycle off the road and into the desert.
Beware of the blind curve. Pullout is 3 1/2 miles south of the Pomponio State Beach main entrance off State 1; (650) 879-2170.
The event was triggered by two anxious drivers on a blind curve as he and friend Senior Airman Jason Johns toured the island on rented mopeds.
This hazardous stretch, symbolically monitored by the CEO as it curves away around a blind curve into the unknown, represents still another factor resolved by insurance -- the role of uncertainty.
The snap of the cover on his big brass railroad watch and his command to "clear the track" could be heard by his crew long before the warning whistle of an approaching train rounding a blind curve. Timing was everything to Con.
While on their way home, the jitney lost its brake, and upon reaching a blind curve in Zone-1A, Alih completely lost control, steering the vehicle into a street electrical post where it eventually flipped over.
Police said Velasquez lost control of his motorcycle as he negotiated a blind curve along the national highway.
"The driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a blind curve. The vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a 250-feet deep gorge." Separately, a building collapse in Maharashtra state leaving 29 people dead and 65 others injured.
Tollenaar, who also has two children, aged 12 and nine, said the problem lies with a blind curve at the roundabout between Streets 1, 2 and 3 in Meadows 7.