Roundabout Myth #3: Snow plows can't plow a roundabout

May 04, 2011

Roundabouts have many benefits over stop-controlled and signalized intersections. They have proven safety benefits, often have lower delays, can lead to less traffic, can reduce the need for widening, can reduce speeds in and around the roundabout, and can provide an overall benefit to the surrounding community; however, roundabouts are often misunderstood.

This is the third post in a series that aims at tackling some of the myths related to roundabouts. This one relates to a common misperception concerning snow plows. View the video below to debunk the myth!

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