[talk-au] Mini Roundabouts.
snowgum at gmx.com
Sat Apr 24 22:31:00 BST 2010
On 25/04/10 00:33, Ross Scanlon wrote:
> Hi All,
> I know I'm probably preaching to the converted but...
> I've been having a look at tagwatch and have noticed a massive increase in the number of mini roundabouts, in the past couple of months.
A useful and timely reminder Ross.
> Mind you I've replaced about 800 of them over the last week or too.
Feeling overwhelmed, I'm much less enthusiastic about correcting them.
> Any way one example is this:
> This is definitely not a mini_roundabout even if we had such in Australia which has previously been agreed we don't have them.
> I've also notice mini_roundabouts being used for this:
> This is highway=turning_circle not a mini_roundabout.
> Also I've found mini_roundabouts for this:
> I'd suggest this should be traffic_calming=island
I think that's a good suggestion.
> The trafffic_calming=island and highway=turning_circle can not be roundabouts as the roundabout road rules do not apply here, even when the turning circle has a centre island.
I know of one turning circle (with island) which is a true roundabout
according to the roadside signage on the entry:
I've now put a note to that effect on it, lest someone might change it
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