[OSM-talk] Is anyone able to share image of a bump gate?

Bert -Araali- Van Opstal bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 20:57:23 UTC 2021

They are surely not a joke but mechanical operated gates.  Personally I 
have no pictures of it but you find lots of examples and maybe open or 
unlicensed ones, technical descriptions, by just googling "bump gate".


Bert Araali

On 14/04/2021 23:41, Mateusz Konieczny via talk wrote:
> I am looking for images of bump gates, available on open license
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier%3Dbump_gate 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier%3Dbump_gate>
> > drive-through gate used in rural areas to provide a barrier to 
> livestock that does not
> > require the driver to exit the vehicle, open the gate, drive 
> through, and then close the gate.
> > By contacting the swinging bump gate with the front of a vehicle and 
> then accelerating,
> > the bump gate is pushed open, allowing the vehicle to pass. This 
> requires some skill
> > to avoid the gate swinging back and striking the vehicle.
> I am half-suspecting that it a joke, not a real thing :)
> If you have such objects nearby - I would be happy to help with 
> technical/legal
> part of uploading image.
> I have never seen such object so I will be unable to produce photo of it
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