Round-a-bouts

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by uriah1, May 21, 2019.

  1. Marc Morfei

    Marc Morfei Tele-Holic

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    Yes they are the future. I discovered them first during a summer in Great Britain about 30 years ago. Now they are becoming standard practice in the U.S. They keep traffic moving. No more sitting at a red light for minutes and minutes with not a single other car anywhere around.
     
  2. Obsessed

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    Back in college I went through a legitimate large one down on Hwy 1 in Long Beach, CA often, but I'll never forget approaching my first roundabout while driving on the wrong side ... urrr .... left side of the road in Ireland trying to make it to a meeting on time, back in the '80s. Mind blown, I struggled through it very slowly going clockwise, but by the end of the week, it became almost natural. The ones in Japan are very fast and scary, but the drivers are sooo good there that you just follow the car in front of you and you are golden.
     
  3. Owenmoney

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    They are an accident with a place to happen. If people were polite and and considerate they would work fine, however people are self centered aggressive idiots when behind the wheel of an automobile. So in theory they work fine in actuality they’re a nightmare !


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  4. BigDaddyLH

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    So they work everywhere but the US? Now I know what you guys can't have nice things!
     
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  5. jimilee

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    The problem in the US is that people don’t understand right of way, which causes back ups and wrecks because they will stop when they shouldn’t. People like my self will just take it when people do this, because it will just turn into a standoff otherwise and make things worse.


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