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Synonyms for lay-by

designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily

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Furthermore, a bus stop post has been placed at the bottom of the lay-by and I'm assuming that if drivers were ever asked why they didn't pull in that this would be the reason that they would use and also that the lay-by is of a terrible design.
I would ask a few questions of Kirklees Council and the bus companies: A: How much did it cost to build this lay-by and change the road design?
More than half the vehicles hit are lorries and in the past year at least six people have died in lay-by crashes in the UK, the trust said.
The lay-by is a mile south of Belsay near the Highlander pub ( and a few miles from Northumbria Police's headquarters at Ponteland.
A new lay-by will be built in the village centre - despite objections.