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31

egyirágyú utca

one-way street

One-way streets often make driving difficult for those who are not familiar with the town.

32

csúcsforgalmi idő

peak hours

I always go to work early to avoid the peak hours and to get a good place in the underground car park.

33

gödör, kátyú

pothole

The city agreed to fix the potholes in our street if the people who live there pay a third of the expenses.

34

defekt

puncture

I had a puncture yesterday just when I was going to the garage to get my tyres changed.

35

fékez

to break

I almost hit a deer, but fortunately I was able to break in time.

36

gyorsít

to accelerate

I hate drivers who accelerate when I want to overtake them.

37

közlekedési lámpa

traffic lights

The number of accidents had gone down dramatically since they put traffic lights at the crossing next to our school.

38

csomópont

junction

I sometimes find even simple motorway junctions confusing, not to mention Birmingham's spaghetti junction.

39

négykerék-meghajtás

four-wheel drive

It is good to have four-wheel drive if you live in the countryside and have to use dirt roads.

40

indexel

to indicate

You should always indicate before moving into another lane to avoid accidents.

41

feltartja a forgalom

to get held up in the traffic

Since I hate being late for my appointments, I always set off early in case I get held up in the traffic.

42

büntetőcédula tiltott parkolásért

parking ticket

I didn't have to pay the parking ticket when I was able to prove that the parking meter was out of order.

43

zsákutca

blind alley

Driving accidentally into a blind alley can be a nuisance if ther eis little room to turn around.

44

GPS (navigációs rendszer)

satellite navigation/satnav

Having satellite navigation makes it much easier to find the shortest way to my destinations, so I save a lot on fuel.

45

a hely foglalt/szabad

the seat is occupied/vacant

On the bus I go to school by, all the seats are always occupied and people stand like sardines.

46

büntetést/büntetőcédulát kap

to be tickeded

I think it is only fair that you are ticketed if you park illegally.

47

mellékutca

side street

When I drive in big cities I'm not familiar with, I try to avoid parking in side streets since that might not be safe.

48

tolakodik

to elbow one's way

It's really strange when somebody elbows their way to the door on the bus and does not get off at the next stop.

49

kapaszkodik vmibe

to hold on to sth

Riding a bus where I live is often like being on a roller coaster, so I always hold on to a strap.