Model Traffic Area
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|The Meadows MTA at Nottingham|
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A Model Traffic Area is a scaled down road system that is typically used for driver or motorcycle, or cycle training, dependent on scale. Examples typically include T Junctions, roundabouts, and Pedestrian Crossings, linked by single carriageway roads on private land or within municipal parks. Some have even included functional traffic lights.
Also known as Children's Traffic Training Grounds, the UK's first was opened in 1938 at the Lordship Recreational Ground in Tottenham, Middlesex. World War II prevented the construction of more before the second was opened at St. Christopher's Park in Wolverhampton in 1951.
|private||Road Safety Centre||Harlow||Essex||
|public||Lordship Recreation Ground Model Traffic Area||Tottenham||Middlesex||
|former||Penny Bike Park, St Christopher's Park||Wolverhampton||Staffordshire||
||road.cc: Educational Miniature System Opens in Nottingham|