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
|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
|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.|
|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
|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.|