[Tagging] 'ongoing' U-turn restriction

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 10:35:59 UTC 2016



sent from a phone

> On 8 Dec 2016, at 09:36, Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> how we tag, on two-way roads, continuous middle lines (or double continuous middle lines) that imply continuous stretches of road with "no-u-turn", no passing/overtaking, and "no-left-turn" (in countries with right-hand traffic).



it is a common misreading of continuous lines to believe they mean no passing/overtaking, but they don't. You may not cross the line, but if there is sufficient space you can still overtake/pass by other vehicles (i.e. in many situations the line does indeed prevent from overtaking (legally) because of lack of such space).

One osm tag for this is "divider" but it is neither promoted nor widespread: http://taginfo.osm.org/keys/divider#values

cheers,
Martin 
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