[OSM-talk] Highway=trunk : harmonization between countries ?

djakk djakk djakk.djakk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 10:16:44 UTC 2017


Lester, why the little "main road" was not tagged as a tertiary road ?

I'm afraid that you can't use speed_limit : on small roads, the official
speed_limit is not signed but follows the default one (90km/h in France
even on a lanes=1.5 road !).

Le mar. 22 août 2017 à 11:16, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> a écrit :

> On 21/08/17 21:09, djakk djakk wrote:
> > Actualy, "highway=*" shuffles importance and characteristic of roads.
> > May we add an "importance" key to roads ?
>
> Having spent the last week using OSMAND to navigate around the
> Welsh/Cheshire border area (UK ;) ), the 'importance' of roads is
> something of a problem even where the 'classification' of roads exists.
> Same problem in my own home area. OSMAND treats lower and unclassified
> roads as much lower importance when in many cases they ARE the main
> local route and this results in poor routing decisions! Importance can
> depend on why you are using the road? Things like 'speed_limit' need to
> be handled before adding another 'classification' tag?
>
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