[Tagging] Dispute prevention: meaning of lanes tag

Nick Austin nick.w.austin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 23:56:25 BST 2012


In the UK emergency lanes are called shoulders.

Tags for them have been suggested in the past:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Shoulder

Nick.


On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 10:09 PM, Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is a discussion about PSV lanes, but what about emergency lanes.
> Nobody is allowed to use it, with the exception of people who have to stop
> for a car problem, or by emergency vehicles when there is a traffic jam on
> the other lanes (at least, that's the case in Belgium).
>
> This is not one place where you can drive to and park your car to change a
> wheel or so, it's a lane along a huge part of the way.
>
> I think this should be discussed together with the other types of lanes, but
> I won't join further discussion here.
>
> Cheers,
> Sander



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