1. a check of an automobile's performance in actual operation on the road.
2. an examination of a person's driving skill, conducted in normal traffic, esp. as a requirement for an automobile driver's license.
Pronunciation: (rōd'test"), [key]
to test (an automotive vehicle) under normal operating conditions on the road, as by a potential purchaser.
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