[OSM-talk] Marking tight corners

Subhodip Biswas subhodipbiswas at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 16:13:58 UTC 2015


hi all,
Thanks everyone for your inputs.

On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 9:09 AM, Richard <ricoz.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:11:50PM -0500, Subhodip Biswas wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I was wondering if there is some tags or is it possible to create some
> tags
> > that marks tight corners.
> >
> > The reason is as a motorcyclist I may want to know the danger ahead
> spoken
> > to me through a navigation app (e.g. navmii).  Even in well marked area
> > like in the US it is not always possible to see the the corner up ahead
> and
> > the posted speed limit for it (debatable).
>
> there is
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Routing#Sinuosity
>
> However if oyu are looking for unexpected sharp corners you need to look
> at hazzards.
>


>
> Just for reference I am attached a map image of a road very popular with
> motorcyclists here in Austin. However irrespective experience or speed a
> lot of motorcyclists crash in this corner(15mph).



> Trying to solve speeding or inexperience is not my target however  a
> corner like that if notified previously in some way helps a lot.  Voice
> navigation helps since in that case a motorcyclist is not distracted
> looking for a corner.
>

I will look into the above stuff and will ask more questions if needed.
Again thanks everyone.
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