Translation of rat run in Spanish:

rat run

atajo, n.

noun

Motor Vehicles

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    (para evitar el tráfico de una calle principal en horas punta) atajo masculine
    • I live on a complete rat run between the High Road and Acton Lane.
    • He said: ‘The road is a recognised rat run for heavy lorries and this is unacceptable.’
    • Sapling Road really has become a rat run since the bus lanes were introduced on St Helens Road.
    • It follows a survey of local residents which centred on extra traffic using the road as a rat run since the opening of the park and ride.
    • Residents fed up with drivers using their unmade street as a rat run have joined forces to stop the problem.
    • But a rising bollard on this street, preventing a rat run, could be as long as ten years away.
    • The bollards and uprights have been left in place to curb the speed of traffic and discourage the use of the road as a rat run.
    • Hyndburn Council has been told it may take two years to pedestrianise a town centre road used as a rat run.
    • It was supposed to improve traffic flow so drivers don't use the surrounding roads as a rat run to try to save time.
    • How long before the gates are removed and it becomes a rat run from London Road?
    • Some residents have labelled the road a rat run.
    • Over the years, many people have used this village as a rat run and have sped through it.
    • A resident today called for traffic calming measures on a Bradford road which he claims is being used as a rat run to avoid a major city roundabout.
    • Householders in Moss Lane, Oswaldtwistle, had tried for years to stop traffic using the road as a rat run to the M65 motorway.
    • I think it's about time the traffic police had a word with these people who blatantly admit to using this road as a rat run and ask them to stop.
    • Residents claim a traffic order banning vehicles from using their village estate roads as a rat run is not working.
    • ‘Every little street will be a rat run to get people into Bradford,’ she said.
    • Frustrated residents are hoping to put the brakes on motorists treating their road as a rat run.
    • He said measures had also been introduced in St Saviourgate to ensure that drivers stopped using this road as a rat run.
    • And she argued a swingbridge, which would give priority to boats over vehicles, might deter people from using the road as a rat run.