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Type: Report
Title: Should U-turns be permitted at signalised intersections?
Author: Hutchinson, P.
Woolley, J.
Publisher: Centre for Automotive Safety Research
Issue Date: 2008
Series/Report no.: CASR Report Series: CASR017
ISBN: 9781920947163
ISSN: 1449-2237
Organisation: Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR)
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T.P. Hutchinson, J.E. Woolley
Abstract: In South Australia, U-turns are not permitted at signalised intersections. The present report is a brief review of this topic. We have located no research that indicates that a “U-turn permitted” treatment would be irresponsible. However, our opinion is that a change to South Australian practice would have a degree of danger, because drivers here are accustomed to U-turns being prohibited at traffic signals, and sufficiently strong arguments in favour of permitting U-turns are not known to us. Note that the literature review component of this project was completed in 2005.
Keywords: Turn
Signalised intersection
Traffic regulations
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