Talk:Key:motorcar

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Motorcar vs (passenger) car

The use of the term motorcar might be somewhat confusing, but apart from the specific meaning of the -ambiguous words used, the explanation of the tag motorcar=no shows that "motorcar" refers to the wider category of "double tracked motor vehicles" and not solely to the sub-category of (passenger) cars:

Note that motorcar=no means 'no entry for any power driven vehicle except two-wheeled motor cycles without :side-:car', thus implying hgv=no, motorhome=no etc.

Otherwise a road that would only be openend for (passenger) cars, but not for other double tracked motor vehicles would have to be tagged with [motorcar=yes;no]

Altough I'm not German, it shows that the German language and Wiki for motorcar and is more precise and explicit in this case:

DE:Key:motorcar
Offizielle Zugangserlaubnis für Kraftwagen und sonstige mehrspurige Kraftfahrzeuge, dazu gehören LKW, PKW, :Busse, Trecker aber keine Motorräder.

Multimodaal (talk) 12:07, 14 April 2018 (UTC)