[Tagging] Divided highways, and not so divided highways, one way or two

Snusmumriken snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com
Fri Oct 11 09:09:16 UTC 2019


On Fri, 2019-10-11 at 10:57 +0200, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
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> 11 Oct 2019, 10:50 by snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com:
> > On Fri, 2019-10-11 at 10:31 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > > Am Fr., 11. Okt. 2019 um 10:26 Uhr schrieb Snusmumriken <
> > > snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com>:
> > > > A level strip of grass can be crossed by any car. With a big
> > > SUV
> > > > you
> > > > can cross curbs and so on. It's just a questions about how big
> > > your
> > > > car
> > > > is and the nature of the physical separation. But I don't think
> > > > that
> > > > OSM should be about that, but rather to be a map database to be
> > > > able to
> > > > provide a _legal_ route from A to B.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > what is not legal for you may be legal for someone else, for
> > > example
> > > an emergency vehicle...
> > 
> > Yes, exactly, but as I wrote "You have to remember that some
> > physical
> > separation are just as easy to cross as a painted line."
> > 
> > So a level strip of grass would be just as problematic for the
> > emergency vehicle routing engine as a painted line.
> 
> Maybe it depends on location but in
> Poland emergency vehicles routinely
> ignore road paintings, one-way restrictions,
> traffic lights, turn restrictions etc.
> 
> And I have never seen an emergency vehicle
> crossing a grass median.
> 
> And it seem obvious that crossing a grass median
> is trickier than crossing just a painted line.

It is up to the driver. I think he can ignore most of the traffic laws
in the cause of getting as fast and as safe to where he needs to go. So
he would use his own judgment and not so much what a routing engine
tells him what he can do.




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