[Tagging] Carriageway divider

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 20 12:25:22 BST 2012

Isn't that what turn restrictions are for?


On 20/08/2012 13:10, Markus Lindholm wrote:
> On 20 August 2012 12:57, Markus Lindholm <markus.lindholm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 20 August 2012 09:39, Elena ``of Valhalla'' <elena.valhalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2012-08-19 at 14:09:18 +0200, Markus Lindholm wrote:
>>>> In my opinion it's best to treat legal separation (i.e. solid_line)
>>>> the same way as physical separation, i.e. create two separate
>>>> highways, one in each direction.
>>> This doesn't correspond to reality: I believe that an emergency
>>> vehicle can cross a solid line, while of course they would
>>> have problems with a physically separated road.
>> I consider legal restrictions to be part of reality. Also consider
>> that a physical separation might be nothing more than a 20cm high curb
>> that could be as easy to cross for an emergency vehicle as a painted
>> line.
> One other aspect: it would not be possible to create correct routes
> from an address that's in a middle of a block where the the street has
> lanes in both direction but that are legally separated. Now if the
> shortest route would be to turn left (in a country with right hand
> traffic) but the legal route would require to start the trip by going
> right, there's no way to express that without having to separate
> highways, one in each direction.
> /Markus
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