[Tagging] convention for multiple maxspeed values

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Mon Apr 25 13:50:38 BST 2011


On Mon, 2011-04-25 at 13:27 +0200, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2011/4/25 David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au>:
> > The signs I saw applied to
> > trucks and buses though, more than just hgv/goods.  As Tobias said, your
> > suggestion is suitable, Id add the suggestion of maxspeed:bus also.

> There is also another issue with busses: the wiki definition (in [1])
> defines busses as vehicles with more than 12 seating positions, which
> surely is some national legislation, but in other countries this
> number might vary (e.g. in Germany it is 8) so I suggest to adjust
> this text to a generic term.

The Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, suggests that cars are 1-8 seats
and 'bus' is more than 8.  In Australia, the legislation says 12, so
possibly other countries mismatch also.

David




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