What is a Roundabout?
Roundabouts are circular intersections that incorporates a new design that reduces traffic accidents, traffic delays and traffic speeds There are no traffic signals or stop signs in a round about. Most roundabouts have the following design features:
- Yield at Entry - Traffic entering the roundabout yields the right-of-way to vehicles already in the roundabout.
- One-Way Travel - Vehicles in a roundabout travel in one direction only (counterclockwise).
- Central Island - A raised, painted, or landscaped central island.
- Slower Speeds - Geometric features physically limit vehicle speeds to 25 mph or less.