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Old 10-26-2012, 02:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Roundabout's

A local town has installed several roundabouts and I took my Sprint through them for the first time. What a blast, I was grinning like a kid in a candy store. I know a lot of places in the US don't have roundabouts, but, I'm sold on them.
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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just wait untill the stupid cagers that aren't used to them don't yield and try to run you off them , but i agree fun when no one is around
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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We have very few turning circles here in South Africa. As a result, even yesterday I was also written off twice by ignorant cagers who do not yield to the right,* but simply think that they have the right to drive straight through!

* In South Africa (as with the UK) we drive on the lefthand side of the road!

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Old 10-26-2012, 04:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The first one I went through, the truck ahead of me stopped when no one was coming instead of yielding and going on. I almost hit him from behind, because I was anticipating him knowing what to do. WRONG, I've driven them for nearly a year in my car, so I'm very familiar with them. Haven't been on them in a few months, so forgot how dumb drivers can be.
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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We have very few turning circles here in South Africa. As a result, even yesterday I was also written off twice by ignorant cagers who do not yield to the right,* but simply think that they have the right to drive straight through!

* In South Africa (as with the UK) we drive on the lefthand side of the road!

Wait, what? Written off twice? Written off as in vehicle destroyed? Twice? Language barrier maybe
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think he meant two close calls....
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:41 AM   #7 (permalink)
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The local shopping in Palm Coast centre put one in and you guessed it! At any given time during the day here comes the idiots, stopping, wondering, then heading in the wrong direction.
After the influx of the hoards of illegals in the UK it was also a game of which way Wallys.
The round about rules are quite simple except for those too dim to apply logic to the system.
The most frightening of all round about is that circulating the Arch D'Triumphe in Paris.
It will make your hair fall our and your butt clinch.
But they are fun if you have clear road ahead.
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I think he meant two close calls....
Hope so; written off over here means ain't gonna go no more no more...
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:02 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Roundabouts, you need a holiday to the UK,
then you could try this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_Roundabout_(Swindon)
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