[Tagging] Traffic sign direction tagging..

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Fri Sep 28 16:57:04 UTC 2018



On 28 September 2018 17:31:18 BST, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 28, 2018, 5:34 AM Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I still highway=give_way and highway=stop with
>> direction=forward/backward (which is used by OsmAnd AFAIK).
>
>
>Me, too - I went around my neighbourhood last year adding them. OSMand
>does
>indeed recognize them.
>
>Describing what a driver might see when approaching a turn would be an
>effective use of traffic_sign, but 'node near the way' is pretty
>useless
>for routing. For maximal detail you'd need both, but if you're only
>going
>to add one, the highway=stop is far more useful.
+1 
although also mapping the signs is useful for debugging. 

OSMand also warns of traffic calming, toll barriers, level crossing, pedestrian crossings and enforcement cameras. 

Phil (trigpoint) 

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