Talk:Glossary of road transport terms

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Move to mainspace?[edit]

Is this draft ready for mainspace? If not, what are we waiting for? - Evad37 [talk] 12:26, 18 April 2015 (UTC)

I was hoping to get one for every letter before going live, but that's probably not going to happen. I think it needs a some kind of lead - maybe just a sentence or two. –Fredddie 17:25, 18 April 2015 (UTC)
Interstate is left out of the "I" section, also some other terms may be missing. Tinton5 (talk) 22:48, 18 April 2015 (UTC)
If we add Interstate, then we have to add UK motorways, German autobahns, Quebec autoroutes, Spanish autopistas, etc. for balance. I think National highway (which specifically mentions Interstates) and controlled-access highway covers Interstate enough. –Fredddie 03:00, 19 April 2015 (UTC)


We should include some more terms regarding trucking. Road transport is about moving goods as much as its about moving people. –Fredddie 03:44, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

Glossary of the American trucking industry exists, so I'll limit what I add. –Fredddie 04:04, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

Alt definitions[edit]

@Evad37: were you going to add entries for all of the terms that had more than one word (like this one [1]) or just the ones that may have ENGVAR problems? My thought is that might be a way to get the elusive K and Y terms. –Fredddie 05:17, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

I am thinking to add for all of them, ENGVAR or otherwise, except when the first letter is the same – e.g. rotary doesn't need a separate listing from roundabout, but traffic circle should have a separate listing in case someone is looking for it under T - Evad37 [talk] 05:25, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
Sounds great. I think we can go live after that's done. –Fredddie 05:35, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
Should all be done now (unless I missed one or two) - Evad37 [talk] 07:13, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

Crossings at low water[edit]

There is an article for Low water crossing, but the article suggests that there are many alternative terms in different English-speaking locations. Also, the the article is flagged as lacking citations, and perhaps should be renamed as Low-water crossing to be more grammatically correct. Fortguy (talk) 04:48, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

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