[Tagging] winter tyres

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Oct 31 14:50:03 UTC 2017

The original spelling is correct, OSM uses British English. Tire is American spelling.

Phil (trigpoint) 

On 31 October 2017 14:39:47 GMT+00:00, Pander <pander at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>On 10/31/2017 03:18 PM, Michal FabĂ­k wrote:
>> Hi,
>> from tomorrow on (until spring) some roads in Czechia (and other
>> countries, although the date may vary) will only be accessible to
>> vehicles with "winter equipment", i.e. the vehicle must be fitted
>> snow or M+S tyres, plus it has to carry snow chains, tow rope and
>> possibly other related equipment, depending on jurisdiction.
>> I wanted to look up these roads but I didn't find any way of tagging
>> them in the wiki.
>> Taginfo search doesn't return much for "winter" or "tyre" either, so
>how about
>> winter_equipment=yes
>> or maybe
>> winter_equipment=<time range, using opening_hours syntax>
>Please check your spelling of tire. Note that winter equipment might 
>also cover snow chains https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snow_chains which 
>is at some times compulsory on certain roads in winter. So a more 
>detailed classification might be needed.
>> ?
>> Regards,
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