[Tagging] Tagging u-turn restriction with continuous painted line

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sun Jul 8 19:04:43 BST 2012


>> In Florida, and probably all of the USA, double solid yellow means do
>> not cross TO PASS. You are allowed to cross to turn, such as to make a
>> uturn.
>>
>> To indicate do no cross you need a yellow median island.
> Not in France

Right.  I believe most if not all of Europe is different from the USA
in this respect.

> However my point about U-turns around such islands is that there usually
> just isn't the road width to do a U-turn,

Surely that depends on the size (and, more specifically, turning
radius) of your vehicle.

> Whilst not prohibited, an accident whilst doing this is likely to get
> you the standard catch all of "driving without due care and attention"
> and no doubt generate more 'Satnav causes accident' type headlines.

Don't tag for the headlines?  I.E. don't deliberately tag incorrectly
to avoid headlines?



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