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

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Thu Apr 15 10:11:17 UTC 2021

The video is very convincing, so energywise the force of the vehicle lifts the gate upwards in 
sloped hinges while opening, so that gravity can close the gate afterwards, to the lowest point.

I'd say linking to the video from the wiki article is safe licensewise.


On 15.04.2021 08:54, Maarten Deen wrote:
> A video of how to operate a bump gate to show it is real:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqFYTv6ILlM
> Can't help you with images. The internet is full of images of bump gates but I don't know if any of 
> them are open license. I can't find any on wikimedia commons.
> Regards,
> Maarten
>> Op 14-04-2021 22:41 schreef Mateusz Konieczny via talk <talk at openstreetmap.org>:
>> I am looking for images of bump gates, available on open license
>> 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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