Today’s needull is a straightforward article about the most complex roundabout in the world. The Swindon Magic Roundabout has to be seen to be believed. But, even though it looks difficult to understand, it is very efficient.
While this simplicity remains a key asset, the relative safety and efficiency of magic roundabouts are enhanced by the slowness of traffic moving through them, as well as increased awareness of drivers. Uncontrolled intersections, roundabouts and otherwise, force motorists to pay more attention to the road and their surroundings, relying on their wits instead of signs or signals.