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Pretty sure such a barrier would be illegal in the US as it would completely deny access to the disabled. Even someone with a cane or walker. Rather incredible that such things exist. - KTyler 09:19, 13 May 2012 (BST)

Luckily they're (mostly anyway) only found in (rural) places where you couldn't get to them in a wheelchair, or would not venture a walk to if you needed a cane or a walker. And originally built before accessibility laws were even thought of. Alv 18:03, 14 May 2012 (BST)


I've used this tag at times (eugh), in the absence of a better one. I suggest that 'Pinchpoint' stile is more descriptive.Urbanrambler1 (talk) 18:53, 19 August 2013 (UTC)

In my experience (in the UK), they're usually called "squeeze stiles" rather than "squeezers" or "pinchpoints". Dave.Dunford (talk) 12:43, 2 October 2018 (UTC)

access values

Since there is no default given, I think the overall barrier-default of access=no will be assumed on routing. This, of course, is awkward on a device meant to grant access for walkers. Still, as long as foot=yes does not seem to be implied, I strongly recommend to tag any stile with foot=yes or even foot=designated additionally (and mention this in the wiki). --Kreuzschnabel (talk) 11:01, 28 March 2016 (UTC)