guardrail guardrail  /ˈɡɑrd ˌreɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a railing placed alongside a stairway or road for safety

Usage(s):

  1. The other guardrail is the science, and in between those two is the road the EPA has to walk.
  2. Crouched behind a metal guardrail, an Iraqi had triggered a trip wire, detonating a charge.
  3. He's kind of just smashing into the guardrail over and over again and bouncing into traffic.

News

  1. Emergency lane closure on Northbound I-5 at San Mateo Creek Emergency Lane Closure on Northbound I-5 at San Mateo Creek

    Monday, June 24 th , 2013 Issue 26, Volume 17. SAN DIEGO - Caltrans maintenance crews have closed one lane on northbound Interstate 5 between Basilone Road and San Mateo Creek just south of Cristianitos Road for emergency guardrail repairs.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Fallbrook Village News

  2. Crash kills motorcyclist in Queens

    A motorcyclist was killed after he crashed into a guardrail in Queens Sunday morning. Police say 59-year-old Antonio Ferruccio lost control of his Ducati and struck a barrier on the Grand Central Parkway
    on June 24, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

  3. Resident asks for guardrail before crash

    A Cleveland resident asks the city for a guardrail before a car crashed into his home.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Cleveland

Quotes

  1. "And the next thing I know we're in a slide, with the driver's side going towards the guardrail," Corzine said. "I know the moment of impact. The next thing I recognize is I'm laying in the back in unbelievable pain."
    on May 5, 2007 By: Jon S Corzine Source: Trentonian

  2. "The back straightaway at Pocono is ridiculous," Burton said. "Davey Allison got in the grass and flipped on the guardrail 15, 18 years ago ? Now it's the same guardrail and the same grass. The exception is the guardrail now has dirt behind...
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: Jeff Burton Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette

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