[Talk-GB] Maxspeed tagging for the UK

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 16:19:13 BST 2011

I'd put the number for cars (ie 70mph for a dual carriageway), and the
source if it's not the number that's on the sign.

So maxspeed=30mph+source:maxspeed=national means: there's some street
lights and no signs. If "there's some street lights and no signs"
comes to mean something else, then a bot can change the
"maxspeed=30mph" (adding a note that it's done so).

Speeds for other vehicles can also probably be deduced from the car
speed, and whether it's explicitly signed or just using the national


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