[Tagging] [Talk-us] First bona fide mini-roundabout spotted

Martin Vonwald imagic.osm at gmail.com
Mon May 7 15:49:55 BST 2012

The difference between a roundabout and a mini-roundabout is the
center: you can - and in fact are allowed to under certain
circumstances - drive straight over the island in the middle of a
mini-roundabout. You better not try this on a roundabout. ;-)

For a more detailed explanation see

So this is a mini: http://g.co/maps/afh8m
And this is not: http://g.co/maps/w7mnr

Please don't forget the direction-tag when tagging a mini-roundabout.


2012/5/7 Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>:
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 6:59 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Same here. I'm ignoring this "wiki-fiddling":
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:highway%3Dmini_roundabout&diff=747981&oldid=689543
> Both edits you mention seem to agree that the island is traversable in
> a mini roundabout.
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