[Talk-GB] Speed limits

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Thu Sep 20 10:43:30 BST 2007


Nick Folwell wrote:

> What do people use for speed limits in the UK? The "maxspeed=" tag is
> supposed to be in km/hr. I've started using "maxspeed=30mph", is that
> consistent with what others are using?

Yes, I'd go for that. Any route-planning software dumb enough not to  
be able to parse that needs help.

There's also the issue that the speed limit _is_ in mph - that's what  
the relevant legal instruments will say.

cheers
Richard





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