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Old 03-17-2009, 07:53 AM   #17 (permalink)
Doofus McFancypants
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Location: Tosev 3 - Atlanta GA
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Roundabouts require some level of "Paying attention" as there are cars/trucks comming at you from both sides ( Your left as you merge onto the circle - your Right as you travel around the circle / exit the circle)

all of us HERE are the type to pay attention to our driving and be aware of those around us.
But we all have seen plenty of people having a hard time driving STRAIGHT - let alone negotiating a traffic circle.

Personally - I am for them-
Only drawback is that they take up more LAND than a 4 way - would be hard to re-engineer intersections to get them in place.
Steve - AKA Doofus McFancypants
"If there's a new way, I'll be the first in line - But it better work this time"

First Milestone passed - 30 MPG (city) 5/15/08
Best City Tank - 8/31/09- 34.3 MPG (EPA= 20)
Best Highway Tank - 5/20/09 - 36.5 MPG (EPA= 28)
In effort to drive less:
Miles NOT driven in 2009 = 648 (Work from home and Alt Transporatation)
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