red zonered zone
Origin of red zoneFrom the association of the color red with danger or situations requiring attention
(plural red zones)
- (American football) The area extending twenty yards from the end zone, where a team in possession of the ball is expected to score.
- (California) An area of a street where the curb has been painted red, indicating that stopping, standing or parking is prohibited at that spot (except, in some places, for buses).