@monorail whenever I see this picture I hear bitcrushed 19/2000

@gorol @xenon @monorail Imagine blacking out and waking up in a burning car in a graveyard lmao

@monorail

Lad not too far away from me did exactly that (only just got his licence and was rushing to get to a pop festival)

Thankfully him and his passengers escaped with just cuts and bruises (and a 12 month ban plus requirement to retake extended road test)

youtube.com/watch?v=HyufxcEQPG

@gemlog

some large British roundabouts have lanes going straight across for this purpose, some are restricted for blue light use only but others allowed for all traffic, such a roundabout is known as a "hamburger" roundabout 馃榿

@monorail

@vfrmedia
I've never encountered anything like that!
This is the only one I know:
images.drivebc.ca/bchighwaycam
AND, we only got it last year to replace a 4-way stop we had at the junction of a couple of highways.
(I saved it out in case it's dark here when you look at it)
@monorail

@gemlog

thats a reasonable design to be fair, plenty of space to see other traffic and not full of distracting things like plants/shrubbery/advertising boards you sometimes get on roundabouts here.

4 way stops (uncontrolled crossroads) are *very* rare in England nowadays - even in the deepest rural areas you usually get a mini roundabout..

@monorail

@vfrmedia
Oh, believe you me: I'm not complaining about it! I love it! Waaay better than the 4-way. I've wanted one for years there.
@monorail

@gemlog @vfrmedia @monorail

we've had a half dozen or so go in around the region since we moved back and I'm a fan

@deejoe
Me too! I argued with our town council for one in a different location years before we finally got that one.
Ppl not stopping at highway speeds resulted in a bunch of deaths and injuries over the years.
@vfrmedia @monorail

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