Definition of centerline
: a real or imaginary line that is equidistant from the surface or sides of something
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After an investigation, troopers determined a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder driven by 25-year-old Keegan Castle, of Eagle River, crossed over the double yellow centerline heading north on the highway.
Get yourself into the zone of totality, preferably near the centerline, where duration is longest. •
His S.U.V. crossed the centerline, plunged into a ditch and hit a tree.
The St. Mary’s County sheriff’s office said the car driven by Latoya Shawnta Jordan, 33, of Lexington Park, crossed the centerline of Three Notch Road.
Hough Street also soon will be shut down from Russell Street to Monument Avenue, starting at 7 p.m. June 2 before reopening at 5 a.m. June 5, while a sewer network is installed down the centerline of the street.
To help prevent head-on collisions on SR-67, Caltrans is starting its channelizer project — installing flexible yellow posts down the centerline of the highway between Willow Road in Lakeside and Shady Oaks Road in Ramona.
The car crossed the centerline and then sideswiped the motorhome.
A driver suspected of being intoxicated drove his SUV across the centerline of a central Minnesota highway Tuesday evening and smashed into another vehicle, killing a 35-year-old wife and mother, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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