[Tagging] Primary or Trunk?
osm at raggedred.net
Sat Nov 2 18:56:27 UTC 2013
On 02/11/13 18:47, Jonathan wrote:
> This question is really aimed at UK roads but the same may apply to
> other countries.
> I'm not clear with the distinction of a Trunk road in the UK. The wiki
> suggests a trunk road is "high performance roads that don't meet the
> requirement for highway
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dmotorway>" which to
> me would suggest an A road that is a dual carriageway. Further on in
> the wiki it says that any A road in the UK signed with "Green" signs
> is a "Trunk" road.
> I know of many "Green" "A" roads that aren't much more than country
> lanes, they are definitely not "high performance" and I don't feel
> they should be "Trunk" roads, I feel they should be "Primary" roads.
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