breakdown lane

noun

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: an area along the side of a highway where vehicles are able to stop for an emergency

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“Breakdown lane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breakdown%20lane. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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