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Lorry on weighbridge, Douglas, Isle of Man - geograph.org.uk - 352285.jpg
A large weight scale to weigh vehicles and goods Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: transport
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A Truck scale (US), weighbridge (non-US) or railroad scale is a large set of scales, usually mounted permanently on a concrete foundation, that is used to weigh entire rail or road vehicles and their contents. By weighing the vehicle both empty and when loaded, the load carried by the vehicle can be calculated.

Some countries (e.g. Tanzania) use them on permanent highway checkpoints to check trucks because of overloading.

See weighbridge on Wikipedia

How to map

Set a node on the highway and add

See also