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4) Road Markings

 

It is important to assist the driver by having good road markings where applicable.

This can be split into three sections:

 

Approach Picture

 

Point of Entry

 

Roundabout Lanes

 

(i) Approach

 

Highway (Dual Carriageway – UK) Roads:-

 

In this road category – diagonal yellow line strips situated about 1000 feet before the point of entry is effective to alert the driver to reduce speed.

 

(ii) Point of Entry

Splitter Islands:-

 

• Constructed close to the roundabout precinct

• To reduce the risk of approaching traffic conflicting with exiting traffic using the same road

• To prevent overtaking

• To commit the drivers to reduce speed