View Single Post
Old Jun 1, 06, 10:35 am
Moderator: Mileage Run, InterContinental Hotels & Radisson Hotel Group
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 5,610
Originally Posted by Tsukiji
Priority to the right in Belgium. I will never understand why traffic comes to a halt in a major traffic circle to allow cars to enter from the right without stopping.
Priority from the right makes perfect sense -- it's a very effective traffic calming tool (when used correctly), and I consider it much less obnoxious than the all-way stop in the US.

Priority from the right in roundabouts, however, makes no sense, and although I can't dispute that these aberrations exist, I'd say that it's much more common to find priority for cars in the circle.
jpdx is offline