Did you notice?
Yesterday, they (the road construction crew) opened up the mostly-completed half of the Sooke roundabout. Sure, there’s still the other half to go, but we’re getting there![sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]This another kick at the can to help drivers navigate the roundabout. It’s actually darned easy.
And even though I’m a writer, I talk with my hands. So, I’ve “constructed” (bhahahahaha!) this little animated gif in lieu of talking with my hands.
- Treat every “intersection” (aka where roads converge) like a “Y” intersection.
- Signal in.
- Signal out.
The other two crucial bits of information: the traffic circle is a ONE WAY going counter-clockwise; pedestrians crossing at the cross-walk have right of way.
Resources (other attempts at explaining how to behave in a roundabout)
- The beloved roundabout in Sooke coming along
- Preparing for the roundabout in Sooke
- Sooke roundabout questions and answers
- Are you ready for the roundabout? Here’s what you should know about using them