Driving in circles: Why roundabouts really aren’t all that scary
Roundabouts are popping up all over Michigan, and while navigating them can be intimidating and stressful for many people, they’re really nothing to be afraid of! Here’s why. Roundabouts…
- Are safer than traditional intersections with traffic signals! Studies have shown a reduction in total crashes and serious injury/fatality crashes.
- Cause less congestion, reduce pollution and result in better fuel consumption.
- Improve pedestrian safety.
- Are less expensive than traffic signals.
Driving in circles may seem counterintuitive, but sometimes it’s the best way to get from point A to point B. ‘Round into and ‘round we go!
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