[Tagging] Update of article highway=mini_roundabout

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Mon May 28 17:16:00 BST 2012


On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> Their primary purpose is to prevent queues of traffic joining main roads
> and to set up a fair system of priorities.
>
> Many are just inserted where there was previously just a T-Junction
> meaning that often the painted island is offset from the centre. This
> often makes it near impossible to not cross the painted island, one
> direction, in even a relatively small  car. That is unless everyone is
> to slow down to slow manoeuvring speed.

Forcing the traffic on the main road to slow down is the way the
roundabout prevents queues of traffic joining main roads.



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