[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Gross vehicle weight rating

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 22 11:30:18 GMT 2012

I think you mean "maximum gross vehicle weight", not just "gross vehicle

Maximum GVW is documented on the registration documents. The GVW itself is
the mass of the vehicle plus specified elements

> Hi,
> this is a minor follow-up proposal for Conditional Restrictions.
> As the discussion has shown, there are both traffic signs that restrict
> access based on the actual weight and traffic signs that restrict access
> based on the gross vehicle weight rating.
> Here are some examples (based on German law):
> This sign refuses access to hgv with a gross vehicle weight rating of more
> than 7.5 tons:
> http://www.ruhrnachrichten.de/storage/scl/mdhl/artikelbilder/lokales/rn/shlo/schwerte/2646917_m3mst1w564h376q75v10324_0811SH-LKW_VERBOT_KLUSENWEG_4.jpg?version=1319471040
> This sign refurses access to all vehicles with an actual weight of more
> than 7.5 tons:
> http://cdn-media.ln-und-oz.de/images/newsdesk/images/a/6/4/3415594_400x300_4f86bb2e5646a.jpg
> My proposal is to add a "grossweight" vehicle property to the Conditional
> Restrictions page in addition to the already existing "weight" vehicle
> property.
> The proposal + discussion can be found at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Conditional_restrictions#Addition:_Gross_vehicle_weight_rating
> Eckhart
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