[Tagging] Slow vehicle turnouts

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 17:11:32 UTC 2018

A few months ago bus_bay=left|right|both was voted. For me this is similar,
albeit over a longer distance.


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mode of JOSM's PT_Assistant plugin.


Op wo 12 sep. 2018 om 18:49 schreef Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com>:

> > Again, I emphasize, this is not a crawler lane or a hill climbing lane.
> It
> > is a lane into which one pulls over to allow faster moving traffic to
> pass.
> > In fact, Alaskan law demands that any vehicle being followed by 5
> vehicles
> > must, at the first opportunity, allow those vehicles to pass. I doubt
> > anyone has ever been ticketed for this offense but nevertheless, the law
> > exists. Alaskan highways also have hill climbing lanes that are signed
> > "keep right except to pass". Those lanes are not the same as this one.
> Sorry, didn't get that this is not climbing lane (my fault).   In New
> England, extra lanes that one would associate with "slow vehicle" are
> 99% on hills.
> > Perhaps "slow_moving" isn't the best term for this sort of highway
> turnout
> > but it does the job.
> You say "turnout".  But physically, is it just an additional lane that
> appears, and (more or less) one is obligated to move right one lane into
> it if you're in the way?
> Do any routers do anything?  An example of how the data would be used,
> or how you think it would be used in an ideal future might be
> illuminaing.   Perhaps one's car computer could notice from forward
> radar that there is obstructing traffic and query osmand and give you a
> notification that the road becomes multilane in some distance, so you
> can get ready to blink to get the obstructor to move over if they stay
> left?   In that case, I wonder about the difference between a change to
> two lanes (perhaps because the row is wide enough and the long-term plan
> is 2) and a specific place like you describe.
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