These circular intersections promote safe and efficient traffic flow.
March 14, 2013
Roundabouts reduce injury crashes
Many benefits of roundabouts extend to the two-lane variety, a new IIHS study shows. However, the study also sounds a note of caution about driver confusion.
November 3, 2010
The roundabout capital of America
Roundabouts outnumber traffic lights in Carmel, Ind. City officials credit the circular intersections with reducing crashes and improving efficiency.
June 9, 2008
Making roundabouts even safer
Roundabouts are much safer than traditional intersections, but some crashes do occur. Most of these are minor collisions, and there are ways to reduce the risk.
November 19, 2005
A new road is a chance for roundabouts
Roundabouts are easiest to build if they are incorporated into plans for new developments. Research also shows that initial public skepticism is usually overcome.
August 26, 2003
In other highway safety news …
A D.C. court upholds automated enforcement; communities plan more roundabouts; a federal agency refuses to allow teenage truckers.
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