Proposed features/Oncoming traffic

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Oncoming traffic
Status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: Grille_Chompa
Tagging: oncoming_traffic=yes/no
Applies to: linear
Definition: Indicates that a way has signs for oncoming traffic.
Rendered as: Two oneway-like arrows. The one in the allowed direction being larger.
Drafted on:
Proposed on: 2008-12-4
RFC start: -
Vote start: -
Vote end: -



German sign 208
German sign 308

Main Proposal

Applies to

Mf way.png which is a highway of any type and has lanes=1
oncoming_traffic=yes or oncoming_traffic=no


Mf way.png

  • oncoming_traffic=yes Way has signs on both sides indicating that traffic in one direction has precedence over the one in the other.
  • oncoming_traffic=no General rules of precedence for directional traffic apply.

Default values

  • Where the tag lanes has a value of over 1:
oncoming_traffic=no or "not applicable"; default road rules for oncoming traffic apply. No directional traffic precedes over the opposite direction.


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