[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Tue May 15 21:18:51 BST 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>> 2) entering traffic must yield; and
> Not always. In France there are still a few where traffic on the
> roundabout gives way to traffic joining the roundabout. Isn't the Arc De
> Triomphe the most famous 'old style'.

Basically such 'old style' junction called "rond-point" shouldn't be
tagged with junction=roundabout ([1]). By chance, we only have very
few of them (different priority/right of way), mostly in Paris. Only
signed roundabouts (called "carrefour giratoire")(yield [2]) should be
tagged as such ([2]).


[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FR:Tag:junction%3Droundabout
[2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/images/0/02/Fr-AB25-sens_giratoire.gif

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