[talk-au] 4WD only tags

David Bannon dbannon at internode.on.net
Tue Nov 6 04:14:34 GMT 2012

Maybe the issue is that they cannot, in practice, sign every such bush
track ?

And I don't want them using my taxes to try ! Nope, I think its up to us
to make those decisions. And, dare I say it, apply common sense.



On Tue, 2012-11-06 at 14:22 +1100, Steve Bennett wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When we first proposed (and started using) the 4wd_only tag, there was a lot
> > of pushback from people who complained that it was not a verifiable tag.
> > Track type had the same response. We were able to show them that there are
> > signs all over Australia that say 4WD only at the start of a road.  I think
> > you'll get a lot of reaction trying to add levels of 4WD required where
> > there are no signs to point at.  Feel free to advocate it, though, and to
> > tag that way. If enough people tag things in a certain way, that's the
> > surest way of setting a standard.
> So if there is a sign "4WD only", then we tag it 4wd_only=yes, even if
> it otherwise it might look like a 2WD road? (That is, the road
> authority's assessment trumps our own?)
> Steve
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