[Talk-GB] Should highway=byway be deprecated?

Adam Hoyle adam.lists at dotankstudios.com
Wed Aug 22 15:29:02 BST 2012

On 22 Aug 2012, at 14:55, SomeoneElse wrote:

> Philip Barnes wrote:
>> I have seen Byway signs in Wiltshire in the past few months.
> But did they actually look like BOATs or Restricted Byways?  Were there associated signs saying "take a motorbike up here and we'll nick you" (RB) or deep ruts caused by the off-road crowd (BOAT)?
> In Derbyshire they've also tended to be labelled "byway" but recently the council has woken up to the fact that signing as "Byway open to all traffic" is a good idea.

I have something near to my house marked as byway, but it's only open to motor traffic during the summer - is that still a BOAT? It's currently tagged as a byway, but I suspect it won't be for long <cackles-loudly-and-reaches-for-Potlatch />

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