[talk-au] 4WD only tags

David Bannon dbannon at internode.on.net
Tue Nov 6 10:44:04 GMT 2012


I think thats what the access tag is for ?

"Access values are used to describe the legal access for highway=*" 

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:access

However, as you could forcaste, there is no 4x4 or 4wd value approved.

david


On Tue, 2012-11-06 at 20:28 +1100, Ian Sergeant wrote:
> On 6 November 2012 19:27, Sam Couter <sam at couter.id.au> wrote:
>         Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
>         > 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?)
>         
>         
>         The National Park's assessment has at least one important
>         attribute:
>         It's a legal requirement. You can be fined if you drive a 2WD
>         vehicle on
>         a track signposted "4WD only". It's not a suggestion or
>         guideline.
>         
> 
> Do we want to consider
> 
> 4wd_only=designated - to indicated the law
> 
> and
> 
> 4wd_only=yes - to indicate the suitability of the road?
> 
> Apologies if this has been suggested and discounted before.
> 
> Ian.
> 
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