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U-turn

a sudden reversal of government ECONOMIC POLICY, often resulting from some unforeseen event (such as the oil price increases of 1973 and 1979, and the depreciation of the UK pound in 1992) or a rethink of a particular policy initiative that has failed to have its desired effect.
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KHANEWAL -- A four-day campaign to deliver lectures and penalise U-turn violators on the Motorway passing through Khanewal district concluded, here Friday.
The Ras Al Khaimah police have spotted 16 dangerous U-turns where deadly traffic accidents were reported.
He said the installation of traffic signals and U-turns near hospitals was among the major causes of gridlocks owing to which the patients could not reach on time.
Gulberg's main boulevard was recently remodeled and widened with U-turns, a signal free project and a flyover costing about Rs1.
All left and U-turns were closed ahead of the opening of Dubai Tram in November 2014 to ensure road safety.
The move also comes after the successful reopening of left and U-turns at the intersection of Al Sayora-Al Sufouh Streets at the JBR inMarch as well as the reopening of turns at the intersections of Al Marsa-Al Sayora Streets, Al Marsa-Al Sufouh Streets, and Al Marsa-Al Sharta Streets inJune.
Ground was broken on the four elevated U-turns at the beginning of February 2015, and MTCC said it has achieved 85% completion of the entire project, with the last of the elevated U-turns scheduled for delivery by May 2016.
This project is EPC and maintenance of four elevated U-Turns and associated structures.
A cross-sectional survey based on convenience sampling was conducted at 120 U-turns in Karachi from February to October 2013.
People must see the number of U-turns which have been made.
He added, that few dedicated U-turns are established on GT Road, University Town and Tehkal while work on other U-turns is in progress.
All the findings from last week - that many motorists do not wear seatbelts, use mobile phones while driving and take left or U-turns from lanes meant for proceeding straight - were valid this week too.