Mini roundabouts: definition and use

Mini roundabouts usage, experiences and guidance for those involved in highway management.


Mini roundabouts: good practice guidance

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This guidance seeks to help practitioners understand what a mini-roundabout is and how it should be used. The objectives of this document are to:

  • clarify the definition of a mini-roundabout
  • identify what can or cannot be done - regulations
  • illustrate what could, should or should not be done - examples of good and bad practice
  • identify issues to consider when thinking about introducing a mini-roundabout
  • provide a structure to guide the decision and early design processes
Published 3 November 2011