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What would be a traffic circle or roundabout in Latin?

Out of idle curiosity, how would you translate "traffic circle" or "roundabout" into Latin? I assume the Romans did not have them, but there must be some analogues to draw on. The best I could think ...
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Ancient accounts of traffic

Are there accounts of traffic in the ancient world written in Latin? By traffic I mean the behaviour of various vehicles1 on roads and in intersections, not masses of pedestrians. If there are ...
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What is “right of way”?

What is "right of way" (in the sense of being allowed to go first in traffic) in Latin? Is there by any chance an attested expression for essentially the same thing? I would like a phrase suitable for ...