[Tagging] Proper Tag for Not-a-Roundabout

Kevin Kenny kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 18:25:41 UTC 2016


For the benefit of USAians - Polo mints are shaped enough like LifeSavers
to have been the subject of much trademark litigation among Kraft Foods,
Mars UK and Swizzels Matlow.

On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 1:24 PM, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:

> For the benefit of USAians - Polo mints are shaped enough like LifeSavers
> to have been the subject of much trademark litigation among Kraft Foods,
> Mars UK and Swizzels Matlow.
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 1:18 PM, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk>
> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 2016-11-07 at 11:29 -0500, Bill Ricker wrote:
>> > On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 11:09 AM, Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > >
>> > > From a quick look on Streetview all junctions appear to be light
>> > > controlled.
>> >
>> >
>> > Light controlled roundabouts are NOT roundabouts, right ?
>> >
>> They most certainly are roundabouts. It depends how they are signed,
>> but they are considered to be roundabouts. Non-signalised roundabouts
>> are becoming increasingly rare. Most signalised roundabouts do not have
>> signals on all roads, those still operate on the normal roundabout
>> priority.
>>
>> Telford, for example, was designed in the 1960s by throwing a packet of
>> polo mints onto a large piece of paper or was it two packets? These
>> days many of the busier roundabouts have signals, to suddenly declare
>> them not roundabouts would be ridiculous.
>>
>> Phil (trigpoint)
>>
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