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Public-images-osm logo.svg maxspeed:hgv
Frozen speed signs (32259661062).jpg
Specifies the maximum legal speed limit applying to heavy goods vehicles Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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may 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: de facto

maxspeed:hgv=* is more specific version of maxspeed=* and is using the same syntax, see that page for more info.

"hgv" here means "heavy goods vehicles", what typically is the same as "truck".


Main article: Forward & backward, left & right

Other max speed tags may be modified similarly leading to maxspeed:hgv:backward=*/maxspeed:hgv:forward=* for max speed applying only in one direction.


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K Barrandovu, u Štěpařské, k podchodu.jpg


maxspeed=50 (as it is measured in km/h)

Frozen speed signs (32259661062).jpg


maxspeed=65 mph (as it is in the USA)
maxspeed:hgv=55 mph

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The same can be done with any other vehicle type, maxspeed:bus=* is also common.