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Public-images-osm logo.svg forklift
Defines the access rights for forklifts
Group: Restrictions
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

forklift=* is used to describe the legal access for forklifts. See access=* for an introduction to tagging access rights.

If the tag forklift=* is not present on a way, the assumed default is either yes or no depending on the laws in that country.

It is only worth tagging if there is an sign explicitly stating the access rights for forklifts.


Value Description Sign
no Forklifts are not allowed. Forklift-no.png
yes Forklifts are allowed. Forklift-yes.pngNew Zealand road sign W18-6.svg
designated A road or area that is designed primarily for forklifts. Forklift-only-sign.png
  • See access=* for more possible values.


way 826975744 A loading dock area that is intended only for trucks and forklifts. Use access=no + forklift=designated + hgv=designated