Does America have roundabouts?

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I thought not, but why?

Yes, I anticipated your answers.

I know I could have used Google, but I was curious about what others had to say.
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They do have some i think. Although, i think the reason why they generally don't is because they tested them initially when roads were a new thing and they didn't work as people used them incorrectly.
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Yes.
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Yes.
Whereabouts? Such as which city? I know, I could use Google, I have heard it a million times.
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Yes it does, but they apparently don’t know how to use them, hence the many funny videos of American drivers flying over them, driving straight through or simply being dumb on them
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Yes.
why? roundabouts are the devil.
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Whereabouts? Such as which city? I know, I could use Google, I have heard it a million times.
Most towns and cities Ive been to have one or two...
As jackmarshal said, most Americans dont know how to use them properly.
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Most towns and cities Ive been to have one or two...
As jackmarshal said, most Americans dont know how to use them properly.
Great.
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Real live American here. We do indeed have roundabouts! However, they are usually only in larger cities, and they aren’t anywhere near as elaborate as European roundabouts. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a US one with more than four exits or two lanes (granted, I don’t travel much). In general, I think they’re still a developing phenomenon here, while Europe has used them for a while. That’s probably why Americans get confused by them...we don’t have a ton of experience. Any other misperceptions I can clear up for you?
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Not very many, usually simple ones in high traffic places with pre-planned streets. And we fail at using them anyways
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No. U.S Americans don't know how to drive except for automatics, don't know how to use roundabouts and would just get confused by it. The only thing they are good for is guns and invading other countries.
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Most towns and cities Ive been to have one or two...
As jackmarshal said, most Americans dont know how to use them properly.
I did not know you were a U.S American. You have my deepest sympathies.
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it depends on the state/city! i live in colorado, and roundabouts are quite common. there are a couple coming off of highways in denver and a bunch of them in the lil ski towns like vail, aspen, copper, frisco, and breckenridge! i learned how to use them when i got my permit, like most colorado teens. i can't speak much for southern colorado or other states, but that's our circumstance!

funny story actually; the first time i drove at night was the same night as oktoberfest in breckenridge. the first time i went around the roundabout to go into town, it was fine, nothing bad happened. on my way out of town, i took the roundabout a little to close and ended up hitting the curb! it was not a fun experience, but was a great learning experience!
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Very rare, they exist but not common. America loves intersections and you can turn right on red in the states (equivalent to the left in the UK).

Most roads are very large and straight.
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