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July 11, 2017

Roundabouts: Practical yet Polarizing

Dr. Mike Mamlouk studied the effect of roundabouts on traffic safety in a study funded by the National Transportation Center @ Maryland.  He found that roundabouts reduced accidents in most cases and reduced the severity of accidents.  Mamlouk believes that accidents happen at roundabouts because of the lack of knowledge on using roundabouts.  With better signage and education the accident rate could decrease.

The study made it to the Arizona ABC15 news on July 10, 2017:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JHyf8yEIlE