TIRF TiPS – Roundabouts

By: Robyn Robertson

In this episode of TIRF TiPS, Toronto Police Constable Sean Shapiro and Craig Lyon, TIRF Director, Road Safety Engineering, discuss roundabouts.

Download and share TIRF’s infographic on roundabouts available in JPG or PDF.

Also, be sure to check out our #MySafeRoadHome blog on roundabouts:

Source documents and resources:

Nearly 20,000 vehicles went through red lights in Hamilton in 2022, according to city camera data, CBC News, March 18, 2023 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/red-light-cameras-2022-1.6783209

Understanding & Preventing Distractions on the Road: #Infographic, TIRF #MySafeRoadHome blog,  https://tirf.ca/blog/understanding-preventing-distractions-on-the-road-infographic

Brilon, W. (2011, May). Studies on roundabouts in Germany: lessons learned. In 3rd International TRB Conference on Roundabouts, Carmel, Indiana. https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/verkehrswesen/download/literatur/Brilon_roundabouts_2011_05_29_cit.pdf

Daniels, S., Brijs, T., Nuyts, E., & Wets, G. (2010). Explaining variation in safety performance of roundabouts. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42(2), 393-402. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457509002280

Polders, E., Daniels, S., Casters, W., & Brijs, T. (2015). Identifying crash patterns on roundabouts. Traffic injury prevention, 16(2), 202-207. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15389588.2014.927576

Sakshaug, L., Laureshyn, A., Svensson, Å., & Hydén, C. (2010). Cyclists in roundabouts—Different design solutions. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42(4), 1338-1351. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0001457510000606

IIHS (June, 2022). Roundabouts. https://www.iihs.org/topics/roundabouts

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