[Tagging] Specifying maxweight, when different weight limits are signed

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Thu Dec 31 13:58:51 UTC 2015


Philip Barnes wrote on 2015/12/31 14:44:
>
> They all seem to apply to hgv, but to me it looks like an axle weight
> limit of just over 6t, but signed in a very odd way.
>
> 13 / 2 = 6.5
> 19 / 3 = 6.3333
> 25 / 4 = 6.25
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:maxaxleload
>
> I would take the worst case and tag it as maxaxleload=6.25.

While your calculation is correct, this is what you inferred and
not what is signposted.

Tagging what is posted on the ground is better verifiable.

We would also tag the speed in mph when signposted such and not
the calculated/derived metric conversion.


tom




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