[Talk-GB] Bridleway or track?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 02:40:47 UTC 2019


On 11/03/19 10:45, Martin Wynne wrote:
>> There's clearly no evidence of 4 wheeled vehicles, so it should be 
>> marked as a bridleway, but It's advisable to check the whole length 
>> as sections can be used by vehicles such as agricultural ones to get 
>> between adjacent fields.
>
> It's a public bridleway, with the usual "evidence", so no argument 
> about that.
>
> But is it highway=bridleway or highway=track?
>
> There is evidence of recent wheeled use, which I think was a tractor 
> gaining access across the adjacent fields for the purpose of 
> hedge-trimming alongside it. It clearly was once a vehicular track.
>
> What I think I'm getting at is this -- is the highway= tag intended to 
> represent the physical appearance, or the intended use?

Arr ..
I'd tag the present use.

highway=track
motor_vehicle=private?
horse=yes
surface=unpaved

Where the 'wheeled use' is not evident then I'd tag highway=bridleway etc.



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