[Tagging] Proposed relation give_way

A.Pirard.Papou A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 16:02:32 UTC 2013

On 2013-03-14 15:43, Simone Saviolo wrote :
> Hi everyone!
> I noticed that the proposal for a give_way type relationship [1] has 
> been in draft for nine solid years. It seems a great solution to the 
> current limitations of highway=give_way and highway=stop, also because 
> it reuses a tagging scheme that is widely accepted both by mappers and 
> by consumers for turn restrictions.
> I suggest that discussion on this proposal be revived. It should 
> undergo the regular voting process and finally become an approved 
> relation type.
> It may also be that it became a de facto standard in the meanwhile. 
> Does somebody know of a router that uses this relation, possibly to 
> provide navigation indications?
> Regards,
> Simone
> [1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Give_way

> From wikipedia: In road transport, a YIELD (Canada, Ireland, and the 
> United States) or GIVE WAY (Hong Kong and most Commonwealth countries) 
> traffic sign indicates that a vehicle driver must prepare to stop if 
> necessary to let a driver on another approach proceed (but has no need 
> to stop if his way is clear). A driver who stops has yielded or given 
> his right of way to another. 
Canada etc... are not the only countries in the world and highway=give 
way <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dgive_way> mentions 
an international standard sign.  URLs (links) to more information would 
be very much welcome
A driver who stops in Belgium has *NOT* yielded or given his right of 
way to another.
This rule might have changed for compatibility with other European 
Even more that wrong speed limits, this misinformation can lead to 
It should be changed in the wiki.



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