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|amenity = grit_bin|
|A container that hold grit or a mixture from salt and grit|
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are located in countries where snowfall occurs - they are mainly in hilly areas. They hold grit or a mixture of salt and grit for people to spread on nearby roads. The grit helps improve winter road safety.
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In some countries and/or towns the access to the content of the grit bin may be restricted. So an additional access=* may be necessary. The access my be one of:
- access=yes everyone is free to use the grit / salt (also access=public is/was used, however it is a undocumented duplicate of access=yes)
- access=permissive only a selected group is free to use; i.e. residents, local authorities
- access=private the bin is owned by i.e. a company or a school
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