Why Do Roundabouts Have A Gap In Them?

4 April 2019, 10:41 | Updated: 4 April 2019, 11:58

Why is there a gap in the clockwise circle of the roundabout?
Why is there a gap in the clockwise circle of the roundabout? Picture: PA

Why is there a gap in the circle on a roundabout?

Question:

Name: Nam, Dartford

Question: Why is there a gap in the clockwise circle of a roundabout?

Answer:

**Definitive**

Name: Jez, Camberley

Qualifications: Once asked his Dad the same question

Answer: If you look at a roundabout’s route, you always enter from the six o’clock side – so the section is missing at five o’clock to indicate that you have to follow the route round to get to the junction.

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