[Tagging] symmetrical guardrails

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Sat Jul 11 19:41:00 UTC 2015

Depending upon which side of the road the guardrail is on, either the left 
side or right side may be inner. If there is a distinct inner and outer 
side, the inner side will always be towards the traffic.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot 
drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

On July 11, 2015 4:05:21 AM Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:

> The wiki page
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier%3Dguard_rail
> says:
> "If there is a clear inner/outer demarcation to the guard rail, construct
> the line so that the *right side is inner* and *left side is outer*."
> Often you find perfectly symmetric guardrails
> (example: http://www.mapillary.com/map/im/9-9-x8ynIiIdpNQHeA5CWg)
> I would like to tag this fact. Any examples or suggestions?
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