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MythBusters test a four-way stop vs. a rou^H^H^Hrotary.

Title Screen, Mythbusters, Ep 207

MythBusters test a four-way stop vs. a roundabout rotary.

I lived  in Massachusetts too long to call them anything but rotaries. Their prevalence there is likely due to their roads being laid out by wandering cows and not by surveyors from the Public Land Survey System.  They are not always the right choice for an intersection but please note the results of their testing.