[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
>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
>for routing. For maximal detail you'd need both, but if you're only
>to add one, the highway=stop is far more useful.
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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