The National Center for Rural Road Safety (Safety Center) hosted a FREE, 1.5-hour online webinar. Webinar Description This webinar provided an overview of the s ... [ Read More » ]
A roundabout is a safety countermeasure for reducing the number of potential conflicts (such as left-turns) at an intersection. A roundabout is a circular intersection where the incoming traffic yields to the traffic within the roundabout. Research on 19 rural roundabouts found that they significantly reduced total crashes by 62 to 67 percent and injury crashes by 85 to 88 percent. (http://baystateroads.tumblr.com/post/59405374075/roundabouts-improving-safety-on-rural-roadways)
This section provides information on implementing a roundabout.
The National Center for Rural Road Safety would like to share that a new ListServ has been created by a group of local public agency engineers across the United States who would like to promote the exchange of ed ...[ Read More » ]
“Appropriate deceleration on approaches to roundabouts is primarily accomplished through the use of applicable geometric design principles; however, traff ... [ Read More » ]
This manual provides information on the costs and benefits of safety treatments on high-risk rural roads (HRRR). Agencies can use this manual to determine the f ... [ Read More » ]