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FHWA Home / Safety / Third National Roundabouts Week, September 21-25, 2020

3rd National Roundabouts Week - September 21-25!

Image: three (3) right pointing arrow heads For any media inquiries, contact Neil Gaffney at neil.gaffney@dot.gov   Image: three (3) right pointing arrow heads For any technical questions, contact Jeffrey Shaw at jeffrey.shaw@dot.gov

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Participate in NRW by posting your roundabout items to social media using #RoundaboutsWeek

Textbox: #Roundabouts Week



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Modern roundabouts dramatically reduce severe crashes – that's why they are a Safer Choice https://youtu.be/uhHzly_6lWM

If it's not clear why roundabouts are safer, review the Principles of Intersection Safety to learn the basics https://youtu.be/6B8gmCpMXMw

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In the Sunshine State, walking and bicycling at roundabouts is a year-round activity, so get the tips from the Florida DOT https://youtu.be/8ORpNX_3Qn8

No bucking broncos or bull riding at this "Roundabout Rodeo", only the Oregon DOT and their freight partners working together https://youtu.be/Kyenfyx_g0o
 

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The Rules of the Roundabout are as easy as 1-2-3   learn about them in this how-to video from FHWA Safety Program https://youtu.be/peUf2NRdWxs

Roundabouts are so easy, even kids can drive them! The City of Montgomery, Ohio, takes a creative approach in their video https://youtu.be/BZItjsbgkls
 

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Of course, they thought of that! The Montana DOT provides a helpful explanation about the purpose of the truck apron https://youtu.be/_SaZg3MnHKM

Is it impossible to build a roundabout in only 10 days? See for yourself in a time lapse video from the Washington State DOT https://youtu.be/h1d9oDpWZMk

Learn more about roundabouts by visiting the FHWA Roundabouts web page!

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Page last modified on September 15, 2020
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