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confusing traffic lights?

did anyone go past here on there driving test.....?
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RE: confusing traffic lights?

That's why in Europe, where they have lot of multi-streets intersections they make circles.
No lights required and everything moves smoothly....


till American tourist rent a car there...
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RE: confusing traffic lights?

i personally think roundabout are the stupidest things in the world, i would rather take my chances at getting stuck at a red light then to have to slow down to take a circle lol. And everyone knows American cars cant turn they can only go strait or a slight left curve like a nascar track. Just think what would happen if 2 hummers entered at the same time the would get stuck.
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RE: confusing traffic lights?

Ick we have one out here that is in the middle of a highway. Its INSANE and I think that the insurance companies should consider it a free-for-all zone. I see an accident there a couple times a week.
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RE: confusing traffic lights?

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i personally think roundabout are the stupidest things in the world, i would rather take my chances at getting stuck at a red light then to have to slow down to take a circle lol. And everyone knows American cars cant turn they can only go strait or a slight left curve like a nascar track. Just think what would happen if 2 hummers entered at the same time the would get stuck.
The people who design roads here are in love with the roundabout. The number of close misses Ive had, and better yet a new law the other day came into force that you have to signal when going off the roundabout. Thats ok on the bigger ones but on the small tight ones with a car my size man what a pain.
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RE: confusing traffic lights?

Come to Australia. The roundabout capital of the world!!!

Thy drive me (and everyone else) mad - and yes, we have to signal going into and coming out of a roundabout.

They are a panel beaters plot to generate business [xx(]

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Come to Australia. The roundabout capital of the world!!!

Thy drive me (and everyone else) mad - and yes, we have to signal going into and coming out of a roundabout.

They are a panel beaters plot to generate business [xx(]
I'd happily trade with you. I love driving in the UK because of roundabouts. You actually get to keep moving. In the U.S. it's generally a matter of driving from one red light to the next. And when stopped, all cars get zero mpg.

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