[Tagging] Dispute prevention: meaning of lanes tag

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 11:15:00 BST 2012

Am 27. April 2012 12:01 schrieb Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk>:
> I am not sure I would want to add a lanes tag where the width falls below
> this minimum, and would tend to prefer the width tag.


> Whilst following cars, it has occurred to me that knowing their width would
> be a reasonable yardstick for estimating the width of a road.

for "regular" cars, 1,60-1,90 might be a good (European)
approximation, add ~25-30cm for 2 mirrors. Minivans (e.g. Mercedes
Sprinter) are around 2 m without mirrors, trucks are around 2,50).


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