Rebuilding Foundations

An exploration of international development work in Africa

Another Explanation

Many of the streets in Joburb, especially in the suburbs, have roundabouts instead of stop signs.  At first I thought this design was the result of European influence, but then I found another reason while I was looking through my Harvey David’s Planet of Slums notes: carjacking.  It’s harder to carjack a car that doesn’t stop. 

 Traffic circles make so much more sense now.

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