Proposed features/Dog barrier

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Dog barrier
Status: Canceled (inactive)
Proposed by: Floridaeditor
Tagging: barrier=dog
Applies to: node
Definition: A dog hazard is a location in front of the property (normally on the path or road) where a dog may be loose.
Rendered as: Possibly a barking dog.
Drafted on: 5/12/2020
RFC start: 5/12/2020
Vote start: 6/10/2020
Vote end: 6/24/2020

Proposal

The tag barrier=dog represents a place in front of a property, normally on the path or the road, where a dog may be loose, and thus posing a hazard. This could be used in reference to a dog even behind a closed gate, since a dog may be dangerous to passersby even in such cases.

Rationale

In many countries, it is very common to have dogs on your property, especially in rural areas. They are normally behind gates, but many of times dogs have been loose in my area, and I have heard of this happening in other countries (new inspiration for tag). Pedestrians and cyclists could be injured in these cases (I almost was once myself.)

Examples

Dogs are sometimes chained or let loose in yards, effectively being a barrier.

Tagging

Put a node on a road, path, or outside a property's gate (if the path has not been tagged) and tag barrier=dog

Applies to

Applies to nodes on paths and roads.

Rendering

Dog.png Possibly a similar variant of this (probably barking).

Features/Pages affected

This would affect the Key:barrier page.

Please comment on the discussion page.