Do roundabouts accommodate buses/trucks?

Roundabouts are designed so that buses may go through them while staying in their own lane. Larger roundabouts allow large semi-trailers to go through while staying in their lane as well. However, most roundabouts have a raised concrete apron around the inside circle to allow trucks to ride over them. This allows trucks to go through the roundabout while allowing the roundabout to stay small in size.

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1. Do roundabouts work?
2. Are roundabouts safer for drivers than traffic signals?
3. Are roundabouts safer for pedestrians than traffic signals?
4. Are roundabouts less expensive than traffic signals?
5. Do roundabouts have less delay than traffic signals?
6. How do multi-lane roundabouts work?
7. What is the difference between a roundabout, traffic circle, and rotary?
8. Do roundabouts accommodate buses/trucks?
9. What should I do if I am in a roundabout at the same time as an emergency vehicle?
10. What impacts do roundabouts have on surrounding property?
11. Why do rural roundabouts have sidewalks?
12. What NOT to do