Roundabout Education Campaign
Education Campaign through the Years
The Region is continually working on roundabout education and different ways to share the information. Public education is a vital component of the roundabout system, in fact education campaigns and material date as far back as 2004.
Below are different education campaigns the Region has had since 2011:
2015 Education Campaign:
2014 & 2013 Education Campaign:
- "How the heck do you drive in a roundabout?!" Education Video
- Distribution of Educational Brochures and DVD's
- Thousands of education materials were distributed to schools, companies, and government.
- Roundabout Display Boards
- Roundabout display boards that held roundabout brochures and DVD's were put up at local municipalities and local businesses.
- Roundabout Information Sessions (2013 only)
- Staff went out into the community and held information sessions for residents and business owners.
- An example of a session held for the public was one on the Hespeler and Queen Roundabout.
- Portable Variable Message Signs (PVMS)
- These signs have been and will continue to be used at various roundabouts to display a variety of different messages.
- The messages have been based on different types of collisions occurring in the roundabout.
2012 Education Campaign:
- "Learn the Turn! ... Roundabout Essentials 2012"
- An education campaign that included a new roundabout training video.
- The video teaches the essential skills needed to drive a roundabout properly, safely and easily. It takes you step by step through driving in a roundabout.
- To learn how to drive in a roundabout go to "How to Use a Roundabout"
- Roundabout Presentation
- The following presentation was provided to Regional Council members and the public on October 30, 2012.
- This presentation provides an overview of motorist and pedestrian safety, the selection process, driving etiquette, crossing options and considerations. Presentation.
2011 Education Campaign:
- "Practice makes Perfect!" Education Campaign
- Included a series of 4 instructional television commercials highlighting proper driving habits at roundabouts.
- The video can be found under "How to Use a Roundabout"
- Great Roundabout Radio Contest
- To teach and remind the community on important points of driving in a roundabout the Region held a contest, where local high school students produced Radio commercials.
- The commercials were aired on 91.5 The Beat in February 2012.
- Congratulations to all the winners, everyone did a great job. Click on the links below to listen to the winners commercials:
"Signalling in a Roundabout"
Huron Heights Students: Holly Ardelean, Holly Gadsby, Alyse Martin, and Chelsea Hewines.
"Overtaking/Passing in a Roundabout"
Resurrection Students: Adeline Rivas and Tamas Feher.
"Yielding to Pedestrians when Approaching or Exiting a Roundabout"
Resurrection Students: Erich Schleicher and Matt Kustra
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Request Education Materials
Besides the goroundabout.ca website the Region provides other educational materials such as a variety of brochures and the "How the Heck do you Drive in a Roundabout" DVD.
Below are links to the electronic version of the brochures and DVD:
"How To Drive, Walk, and Bike in a Roundabout" Brochure
"Pedestrians Take the Lead" Brochure
"Let's Improve, Signal your Move" Brochure
"How the Heck do Drive in a Roundabout" DVD.
"A Yield Collision You can Avoid"
Please feel free to send requests for any of the above brochures or DVD's in hardcopy to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Transportation at
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