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Traffic System Vocabulary and Phrases in English

Traffic System Vocabulary and Phrases in English
Traffic System Vocabulary and Phrases in English

You can use the following vocabulary and phrases to talk about traffic system and too much traffic in your town. Discuss the commuting problems and share your information about any future plans for the improvement in this section. You can also ask your fellows, turn by turn, about the traffic system in the USA. The traffic system vocabulary and phrases in English below could be used besides your own vocabulary.

Traffic System Vocabulary and Phrases in English

Word/Phrase Function Meaning
Crosswalk Noun A marked path where people can safely walk across a street or road —called also pedestrian crossing.
Directions Noun Instructions that tell you how to go to a place.
Traffic law Noun The law which governs traffic and regulates vehicles.
Traffic light Noun A set of automatically operated colored lights, typically red, amber, and green, for controlling traffic on the road.
Speed limit Noun The maximum speed at which a vehicle may legally travel on a particular stretch of road.
Pedestrian Noun A person who is walking in a city, along a road, etc.
Driver ‘s license Noun A document permitting a person to drive a motor vehicle.
Everyone must obey the
traffic law.
All people should follow the rules and regulations of traffic law.
Traffic cop/police officer Noun A police officer who directs traffic or gives fines to people who break traffic laws.
Traffic ticket/ I got a
traffic ticket for speeding.
Noun A piece of paper that officially tells you that you have driven or parked your car improperly and that you will have to pay a fine.

Road rage

Noun Anger and aggressive behavior by a driver who is upset by how another person is driving.
Car seat law Noun A law which requires that parents must use car seats while taking their children in a vehicle.
1.Highway/ 2.Freeway Nouns 1. A main road that connects cities, towns, etc./2. A wide highway that is built for fast travel within the city.
Tollbooth Noun A small building where you pay a toll to use a road or bridge.
Parking/ Park your car Noun The act of leaving a car, truck, motorcycle, etc., in a particular place.
Parking lot Noun An area outside a building for parking cars, trucks, etc.
Honk/ honking horn/
Why is he honking his
horn at us?
Verb/noun The loud sound made by a car horn ; also : a similar loud sound.
▪ The honk of a horn
Traffic school Noun Traffic school is the place for courses in traffic safety and safe
driving practices.
Car Pool Noun A group of people who regularly share a car when they are going to and from their jobs or who take turns driving each other’s children to school, activities, etc.


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Brad May 13, 2019 at 6:56 pm

Thank you Bismo.

BISMO May 13, 2019 at 7:48 pm

You are welcome Brad!


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