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Access permission for agricultural motor vehicles; e.g., tractors, that have additional restrictions; e.g., a 25 km/h speed limit (slow vehicles) Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: restrictions
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

Legal access restriction for agricultural motor vehicles (e.g.,  tractors) that may have additional restrictions (either technical or traffic rules when in public traffic such as a lower speed limit such as 25 or 40 km/h).

The scope of vehicles to which a prohibitory or regulatory traffic sign depicting an agricultural tractor Sinnbild Traktor.svg applies varies from country to country. It may or may not apply to e.g. "microcars" with a limited maximum speed (legally sometimes a form of moped=*). This leads to different interpretations between mappers in OSM and discussion if this access rule does affect only "agricultural motor vehicles" or all "slow vehicles" in general.

For a detailed comparative analysis of international legislation please see Talk:Key:agricultural

Agricultural tractor on a road

Common values

  • no
  • yes
  • private
  • designated
  • destination
  • List of possible values with descriptions: see Key:access
  • All used values on Taginfo


Possible tagging mistakes

A closed farmer's access track is not agricultural=yes or access=agricultural but access=private, since the track is not open to (a) anyone that happens to drive a tractor or (b) a neighboring farmer that might want to use this road to have a shorter route to reach his land for farming (unless specific arrangements are in order, but those must be verifiable when using for OSM).

Additional signs that form an exception to the prohibitory traffic sign such as these do not refer to the technical class of agricultural tractors as meant by Sinnbild Traktor.svg agricultural=*, but to current agricultural usage of the road, which might also be performed by other types of vehicles such as a motorcar Sinnbild PKW.svg, for instance when professionally attending to beehives. In this case use vehicle=agricultural

See also

  • access=* - For describing the legal accessibility of a feature
  • access=agricultural - Restricted to usage of the road for agricultural purposes (for any type of transportation mode, including vehicle, foot and horse)
  • vehicle=agricultural - The use of the road for vehicles (including bicycles) is authorized exclusively for vehicles (of any technical kind) which use it for agricultural purposes at that time
  • motor_vehicle=agricultural - The use of the road for motor vehicles is authorized exclusively for motor vehicles (of any technical kind -including mofa, moped and motorcycle) which use it for agricultural purposes at that time