Tag:traffic_calming=choker

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Description
Narrowed road sometimes signed as pinch points. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Highways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
See also
Status: approvedPage for proposal

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A ‹ choker › is a road narrowing, sometimes signed as "pinch points". The purpose is to slow the motorised traffic. It also improves the visibility of the road for a pedestrian intending to cross.

Mapped as a node on the highway line.

See also priority=* to indicate which direction of traffic has priority at the choker, if any.

See also traffic_calming=chicane.