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נהיגה בישראל
nhi-ga be-yis-ra-el
Driving in Israel
Distance from Tel Aviv
To Jerusalem = 63 km (37 miles)
To Haifa = 95 km (58 miles)
To Tiberius (Kinneret) = 134 km (83 miles)
To Eilat = 346 km (220 miles)
To the Dead Sea = 184 km (115 miles)
To Rosh Hanikra = 137 km (85 miles)
Driver  na-hag (m.)  נהג
naheget (fem.), nhagim (male pl.), nhagot (fem. pl.).
Driving licence  rish-yon nhi-ga  רשיון נהיגה
rishyonot nhiga (pl.).
Car insurance  bi-too-ah re-hev  ביטוח רכב
Traffic jam / traffic congestion  o-mes tnoo-a  עומס תנועה
omsey tnooa (pl.).
Road accident  te-oo-nat dra-him  תאונת דרכים
toonot drahim (pl.).
Traffic policeman  sho-ter tnoo-a (m.)  שוטר תנועה
shoteret tnooa (fem.), shotrey tnooa (male pl.), shotrot tnooa (fem. pl.).
Road  kvish  כביש
kvishim (pl.).
Freeway  o-tos-tra-da  אוטוסטרדה
otostradot (pl.). The Trans-Israel Highway - (כביש חוצה ישראל‎, Kvish Hotze Yisrael) also known as Highway 6 (כביש 6‎, Kvish Shesh) is the only toll highway (כביש אגרה‎, Kvish agra) in Israel that is all freeway. It opened in the early 2000s and is 140 km (87 mi) long. It connects the north and south parts of Israel.
Lane  na-tiv  נתיב
ntivim (pl.).
Traffic light  ram-zor  רמזור
ramzorim (pl.).
Road sign  tam-roor  תמרור
tamroorim (pl.).
Car  mho-nit  מכונית
mhoniyot (pl.).
Truck  ma-sa-it  משאית
masaeeyot (pl.).
Bus  o-to-boos  אוטובוס
otoboosim (pl.).
Taxi, cab  mo-nit  מונית
moniyot (pl.).
Motorcycle  o-fa-no-a  אופנוע
ofnoeem (pl.).
Bicycle  o-fa-na-yim  אופניים
Garage  moo-sah  מוסך
moosahim (pl.).
Mechanic  mho-na-ee (m.)  מכונאי
mhonaeet (fem.), mehonaeem (m.pl.), mehonaeeyot (fem.pl.).
Tow truck  mho-nit grar  מכונית גרר
mhoniyot grar (pl.).