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The French word roundabout came to our language as roundabout . This term has several uses according to the context.

A roundabout can be a circular square in which different roads flow (such as streets, avenues, etc.). By extension, a roundabout is often called a roundabout . For example: “Two vehicles collided in the roundabout next to the Government House”, “To get to the museum, you must continue along this street to the roundabout and then turn left”, "The municipality announced that it will build a roundabout to order traffic in the western part of the city".

On the arduous road to obtain a driver's license, which in countries like Spain can lead to a considerable economic investment between practical classes and enrollments, students are rarely aware that one of their worst enemies on public roads will not be Drunk drivers or traffic signs, but the roundabouts. Yes you are innocent surfaces circulars that can confuse even pedestrians who make the mistake of going through them to cross the street.

The roundabout has a good objective: order the circulation of vehicles in areas where more than two streets converge. However, as easy as it is to define it in a few words, the rules that it entails are quite complicated to respect for beginners, especially in times of high stress, such as during the driving test.

On the other hand, given that the exam requirements have increased greatly in recent years, it is common that many veteran drivers do not know these rules. One of the key words when talking about roundabouts is the priority : when entering one of these spaces, we must always give way to drivers who have entered before. This concept is also mentioned as preference.

Another of the fundamental points is the exit Of a roundabout. We must bear in mind that you should not leave from the rail inside, but a few seconds before we must be located outside, the same that we use when joining the roundabout.

Crossing a roundabout in the middle of a straight path is neither adequate nor safe. Of course it can save us a minute, but perhaps we will leave our lives in it and, even more unfair, that of a third party. We must hurry them at home; in the highway The calm should reign.

The light Flashing is one of the tools that we must use to indicate to the other drivers that we are about to leave the roundabout, or to announce a change of lane inside it. Needless to say, we must turn it off in other cases.

A roundabout is also called a arbor : a circular space of a yard which is usually fenced and ornamented with vines or vines. To small square with a gazebo, on the other hand, it is also known as a gazebo: "Let's get some air to the roundabout", “When the weather is nice, I enjoy reading romantic novels in the gazebo”, "The grandfather was sitting in the gazebo all afternoon".

Another use of roundabout is associated with a open pavilion or kiosk : “Tomorrow there will be a concert with free admission to the roundabout of the park”, “The activists gathered in a roundabout and, with a loudspeaker, spread their proclamations in favor of the environment”, “The wounded man walked a few steps and finally collapsed in the roundabout”.

At state from New Mexico (U.S ), Roundabout It is a small town with less than 500 inhabitants. The Cuban city of Camomile , on the other hand, presents a structure known as Manzanillo's gazebo , of Moorish style.

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