- Improved Safety - Shown to reduce fatal and injury crashes by 75%.
- Saves Money - Saves at least $5,000 per year in electricity and maintenance costs as compared to traffic signals.
- Greater Efficiency - Greatly reduces intersection delay, thereby decreasing commute times.
- Environmental Benefits - Reduced wait times mean reduced fuel consumption and air pollution.
- Choose your lane before entering the roundabout. Upon approach, slow down; look for street and direction signs.
- Yield to all traffic in roundabout. Upon approach, yield the right-of-way to pedestrians, bicyclists and any vehicles already in the roundabout. When the path is clear, you may enter.
- Don’t change lanes in roundabout. While inside the roundabout, stay in your lane until exiting. Use your turn signal to alert other drivers of your intent.
- Drive defensively. Check for vehicles that may continue through the roundabout in the lane next to or behind you; check mirrors and blind spots for vehicles that may be next to or behind you.
- Navigating a Multi-Lane Roundabout (Video)