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Navigating a Multi-Lane Roundabout

Posted on November 3, 2014   |   383 views

This video from the Minnesota Department of Transportation explains how to navigate a two-lane roundabout. A growing number of state and local governments are opting for this alternative to traditional intersections because of the safety benefits. But some drivers find roundabouts confusing. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

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  1. 1. Scott Batson [ November 04, 2014 @ 10:28AM ]

    The FHWA has a video about modern roundabouts that is mostly accurate (http://tinyurl.com/6v44a3x).

    Hawai’i video rules http://youtu.be/wEvUPUSLCwc?t=3m1s

    IndyDPW animation: http://tinyurl.com/IndyDPWrabVideo

    Kentucky video: http://tinyurl.com/KYrabVideo

    Maryland video: http://tinyurl.com/MDrab

    Michigan animation: http://tinyurl.com/MIrabVideo

    Minnesota video: http://tinyurl.com/MNmultiRAB

    Missouri video: http://tinyurl.com/MOrabVideo

    Montpelier, VA videos http://tinyurl.com/montpelVArab

    Ohio video: http://tinyurl.com/ohioDOTrab

    Washington video: http://tinyurl.com/WArabVideo

    Wisconsin animation: http://tinyurl.com/kv23jan

    Wisconsin video: http://tinyurl.com/rabWI

    Winnipeg animation http://tinyurl.com/wnnipegRAB

    Mythbusters http://tinyurl.com/mythbustersRAB

    http://tinyurl.com/mchusrs

    As for public opinion, visit http://tinyurl.com/6csqxbt

    Roundabout Trucks Videos:

    FHWA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nVzsC2fOQw

    WA DOT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsCoI7lERGE

    Washington County, WI: http://tinyurl.com/trucksRABwi

    U-turn: http://tinyurl.com/rabtruckuturn

    Windsor-Essex Parkway, Canada: http://tinyurl.com/windsoressexRAB

    Snow plow: http://tinyurl.com/rab-snowplow

    WashDot roundabout video 1:45 has fire trucks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MywmtskFiiI

    Fire truck test video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P47DQwGsnGk&feature=youtube_gdata

 

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