a superhighway with a broad median strip, designed to prevent collisions, headlight glare, etc., between vehicles moving in opposite directions, and usually having limited or cloverleaf access.
- Also called dual highway.
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How to use divided highway in a sentence
When GM launched Super Cruise, it was only available in one Cadillac model — the full-size CT6 sedan — and restricted to divided highways.GM is bringing its upgraded hands-free Super Cruise driving system to 6 vehicles in 2022 | Kirsten Korosec | July 23, 2021 | TechCrunch
The system allows for drivers to take their hands and feet off the controls on more than 200,000 miles of mapped divided highway all over the country.The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV lowers the cost of entry for some of GM’s most advanced tech | Abigail Bassett | April 9, 2021 | TechCrunch
Ocran, whose address was not given, then ran across Route 355, a divided highway known in that part of the county as South Frederick Avenue.Police identify man fatally shot by Gaithersburg officers | Rebecca Tan, Martin Weil | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Drivers can use this feature on more than 100,000 miles of North America’s Hands-Free Zones, basically prequalified sections of divided highways.How the autonomous vehicle engineers at Ford are helping to make it safer to drive | By Ford Built for America | December 3, 2020 | Popular-Science
British Dictionary definitions for divided highway
US and Canadian a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a central strip of turf, etc: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): dual carriageway
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