[Talk-GB] Driving Test routes

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Tue Apr 13 18:50:08 BST 2010

Ed Loach wrote:
> I know there are people out there with time on their hands, just itching to find more uses for OSM. We've bus route maps, cycling route maps, and even in the West Midlands a gritting routes map. Today I stumbled across the fact that driving test routes are on the DSA website in a text format without any worry about them being derived from OS data that hasn't been released. 
> http://www.dsa.gov.uk/AtoZservices_Bannered.asp?Cat=-1&TestType=car&TypeID=17
> Then pick a centre and there should be download links on the right with PDFs describing the routes in text. 
> Of course, the first debate is about whether we can use these. The website displays a Crown Copyright message, but the PDFs don't seem to display any terms/licence/copyright information on them. 
The terms of use include: "not re-use the information for promotion or 
advertising purposes". Since we don't have such restrictions on the use 
of OSM data I don't think it is compatible. You could build a separate 
layer I suppose.

Cheers, Chris

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