[Tagging] shop selling trucks

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Mon Nov 18 11:07:17 UTC 2019


Maybe to reflect driving licence requirements?

Only those with relatively recent licenses need a special license to drive a vehicle between 3.5 and 7.5t.

Many of us can drive a 7.5t vehicle on a car license.

Phil (trigpoint) 

On Monday, 18 November 2019, Volker Schmidt wrote:
> Wikipedia includes pickups in the "Truck
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truck>" category.
> But HGV <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_goods_vehicle> excludes many
> pickups because of the H in HGV ("GCM
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gross_combined_weight_rating> over 3500kg").
> 
> An aside: in the EU, and hence for the time being also in the UK, HGV is
> superceded by LGV - no idea why, as the criterion is mass over 3500kg)
> 
> On Sun, 17 Nov 2019 at 22:34, Markus <selfishseahorse at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 17 Nov 2019 at 19:23, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > AFAIK, VW does not sell lorries/hgv/trucks. Their commercial vehicles
> > > are pick ups and vans (caddy/transporter/crafter) The largest, has a
> > > GVW of 5t.
> > >
> > > Which tags do we have to use in case the shop only sells those vehicles?
> >
> > It seems we don't have one, but it may make sense to use
> > shop=utility_vehicle or something similar.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Markus
> >
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