• 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.

    Volume 48, Number 2
  • 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.

    Volume 45, Number 11
  • 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.

    Volume 43, Number 4
  • 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.

    Volume 40, Number 9
  • 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.

    Volume 38, Number 8
  • July 28, 2001

    Roundabouts succeed in U.S.

    Recently built roundabouts in the U.S. reduce both crashes and traffic delays, an IIHS study finds. Drivers say they like them — even if they were skeptical at first.

    Volume 36, Number 7
  • July 28, 2001

    Roundabouts prove popular

    Seeing is believing for many people, and experiencing roundabouts can convert skeptics.

    Volume 36, Number 7
  • May 13, 2000

    Roundabouts cut crashes

    Injury crashes fell by more than three-quarters after intersections with signals or stop signs were converted to roundabouts, an Institute study found.

    Volume 35, Number 5
  • May 13, 2000

    FHWA issues roundabout guide

    The publication highlights best practices around the world and translates them in light of U.S. design standards.

    Volume 35, Number 5