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  • n  the act of turning aside suddenly
  • n  an erratic deflection from an intended course
  • v  turn sharply; change direction abruptly

  • But, says Chrysler's chief engineer, Sidney Jeffe, the test has no "validity in the real world of driving"; a motorist who actually had to swerve suddenly at high speed would let .
  • More often, though, I allow my no to sit in between the travelers and me like a boulder, an impasse meant to strand words and experiences, to swerve the conversation down another .
  • As we approach the city's cathedral, striking postal workers spill onto the road and force us to swerve into the middle lane.
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  • Man refused to blow during DUI check
    Deputy Hall saw a driver swerve and cross the center line of the roadway several times before stopping the vehicle to performing a DUI check.
    June 11, 2013 - First Coast News
  • Letters to the editor June 11, 2013
    I am very concerned about bicycle riders on Phoenix Lake Road. Cars are swerving over the double center line to avoid running bikers down. I recently had to swerve nearly off the road to miss sideswiping an oncoming car that was about a foot over the center line in my lane.
    June 11, 2013 - The Union Democrat
  • The Bristol Blotter
    Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2013 8:59 pm | Updated: 9:01 pm, Sun Jun 9, 2013. »An officer responded to the 200 block of Apple Ridge Drive after one car forced another to swerve and crash into a brick-encased mailbox.
    June 10, 2013 - Bristol Herald Courier

  • John Roberts in Chicago Tribune
    The effect of (this) rule will be to grant drunk drivers 'one free swerve' before they can be pulled over by the police,Roberts said. "It will be difficult for an officer to explain to the family of a motorist killed by that swerve that...
  • Lote Tuqiri in The West Australian
    He'sa freak athlete, he'sa freak player he can beat a tackle, he can swerve, he's got a great step, he's got speed, they are all ingredients to be a good rugby player as well as a good league player,Tuqiri said. "He's just got to get used...
  • Steve Yeager in USA Today
    Bam. That's it. It happened so fast,Yeager said. "I saw the car coming, tried to swerve to my right. It was too late. I swerved enough so it didn't land directly on top of me, just partially on top on the driver's side. It sent me spinning...

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