[Tagging] Specifying maxweight, when different weight limits are signed
phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Dec 31 14:07:34 UTC 2015
On Thu, 2015-12-31 at 14:58 +0100, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
> 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.
I agree there, my calculation was meant as a means of suggesting it was
axle-weight being specified, I was not intending it to be a conversion
to metric. I would expect the normal imperial/US ton suffix to added in
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