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road transport
The means and installations that together provide for the transportation of passengers and cargo by motorized vehicles.

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road tunnel
Underground passage for a road under an obstacle, such as a river or a hill.

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Vessel in which the coolant, which circulates around the engine, is cooled by means of flowing air.

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Unit storing the electricity produced by the alternator and releasing it to supply the vehicle’s electric system.

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spark plug
Electric device whose two electrodes produce the spark necessary to ignite the air/gasoline mixture in the cylinder.

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hybrid automobile
Car powered by an internal combustion engine and an electric motor, reducing gasoline consumption and polluting emissions.

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electric automobile
Car propelled by an electric motor whose energy is provided by a battery.

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4 X 4 all-terrain vehicle
Four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for traversing most kinds of terrain, equipped with a motorcycle engine.

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road system
Network of thoroughfares providing for the flow of traffic.

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movable bridges
Bridges whose decks move to free up the transportation channel they cross, or that are built temporarily while awaiting a permanent structure.

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road signs
Objects such as signs, traffic lights and road markings, aimed at ensuring the safety of the road’s users and increasing traffic-flow efficiency.

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Units slowing down or stopping the rotation of the vehicle’s wheels.

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Circular deformable unit made of rubber, mounted on the wheel and inflated with air, providing the connection between the car and the road, and absorbing the unevenness of the road.

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Motorized or towed vehicle fitted out as a dwelling.

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Motorized vehicle for city or intercity transportation of passengers who are standing or seated.

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Two-wheeled motorized vehicle whose engine cylinder is larger than 125 cubic centimeters.

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Frame vehicle steered by the front wheel and propelled by the rear wheel, which in turn is driven, via a chain, by a pedal mechanism.