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Roundabouts are a Proven Safety Countermeasure because they can substantially reduce crashes that result in serious injury or death. Roundabouts can:

  • Improve safety
  • Promote lower speeds and traffic calming
  • Reduce conflict points
  • Lead to improved operational performance
  • Meet a wide range of traffic conditions because they are
    versatile in size, shape, and design

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