[Tagging] access at own risk

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Wed Jul 31 16:55:06 UTC 2013


The signs I am referring to, are in Italy (South Tyrol) on narrow paths
that allow you to walk around the ruins of two medieval castles. The paths
are unprotected, like alpine paths (where I have never seen any sign of
that kind).

Volker

On 31 July 2013 18:29, Dominik George <nik at naturalnet.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> fly is right here.
>
> When it comes to snow cleaning, owners of the houses along a road are
> liable in case of an accident if they didn't fulfill their duties. (At
> least in Germany - some British court of law ruled this to be God's will if
> I am not mistaken).
>
> However, I am not sure whether a sign is relevant here.
>
> So, I propose:
>
> - If in your country, a sign cannot change liabilities, do not tag it. The
> access=* tag says it all.
> - If the sign is legally relevant, use liability=no *and* the operator=*
> tag.
>
> I could also imagine to use liability={user,operator} with a regional
> default.
>
> -nik
>
>
>
> fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com> schrieb:
>>
>> Am 31.07.2013 15:46, schrieb Volker Schmidt:
>>
>>> I am sure this has been asked many times before:
>>> How do I tag correctly a path/track/road that bears the label "access at
>>> your own risk"
>>
>>
>> This is no access sign !
>>
>> It is posted for insurance reason because this way does not cleaned
>> (snow plowed eg.) and if you happen to have an accident cause of bad
>> conditions it is your own fault/problem.
>>
>> We need some other tag to express this.
>>
>> cu
>> fly
>>
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