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Roads and other objects accessible to trucks, but not explicitly designated/signed for their use. Useful where hgv access differs from state for other vehicles. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: restrictions
Used on these elements
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)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

hgv=yes ("heavy good vehicle") is applied where truck access is legal, not obvious from other tags and where it is not explicitly designated for trucks (that would be hgv=designated).

If access to all vehicles differs from general access, using vehicle=* would be a better idea.

If access to all motor vehicles differs from vehicle access or general, using motor_vehicle=* would be a better idea.

If access applies to everyone, then using access=* is a better idea.

Cases where this tag is not applicable

  • road - for example motorway with highway=motorway where truck access is legal - not tagged explicitly as it is obvious (adding vehicle=yes also would be pointless)