Consider this: during the 10-year period from 2001 to 2010, over 400,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes in the United States.

That’s an average of 110 deaths on our roads every day for 10 years.

What if the transportation industry had a proven solution to saving lives on public roads?

What if that proven solution was a way to control traffic at intersections that almost completely eliminated fatal crashes compared to other forms of control?

What if that solution had the full support of the groups American engineers trust the most – FHWA, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and the Institute of Transportation Engineers?

Roundabouts meet those criteria! 

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