[Talk-GB] Fwd: designated cycleway, designated bridleway, designated footway

Mark Williams mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Aug 2 18:16:17 BST 2007


Rik van der Helm wrote:
>> The "designated" refers to their legal status, but in practise this is
>> pretty much impossible to find out with copyright violations from the
>> national mapping agency (the Ordinance Survey). Instead, we use
>> signposts to determine the legal status of a particular route.
>>     
>
> Ah thanks, that's a different meaning than I thought. So in UK the legal
> status of ways are registered on a map which you are not allowed to use.
> Sounds like proving your innocence in court without using lawbooks.
>
>   
Well, no, you have to _buy_ both lawbooks & maps.

Until now, hehehe

Mark






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