[Tagging] Stop sign?

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 09:35:49 GMT 2012

I (would) do this mostly for consistency. I have to admit I never HAD to do
it, most stop signs in Belgium are used for their intended purpose: give
priority to the main road, not inhibit all traffic arriving at an

A node on the way approaching a main road is unambiguous enough. One one
the intersection itself is harder to 'interpret'.

Concerning traffic lights it would depend on the size of the intersection.
Traffic lights tend to have an influence on all ways arriving at the
intersection, whereas stop signs make traffic on some ways 'inferior' to
the ways of the main road. So it's not the same situation.

It also depends on the quality of the Bing imagery. It has now become
possible to indicate where highway=give_way applies for many places in


2012/11/21 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 10:20 PM, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What I never do anymore is to tag the node of the crossing with it. So
> even
> > if all 4 roads have a stop sign, I'd create for nodes for them on all
> > approaches.
> Are you doing the same for traffic_signals ? if not, why simply not
> accept that such signals on the cross node implies that all
> intersecting ways are concerned ?
> Pieren
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