Definition of escape road in English:

escape road


  • A slip road, especially on a racing circuit, for a vehicle to turn into if the driver is unable to negotiate a bend or slope safely.

    • ‘I very nearly followed Jason up the escape road on the first lap.’
    • ‘Bit by bit he caught the BMW, which then shot up an escape road with brake failure, leaving the Alfa in the lead with four laps to go.’