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I am slightly confused whether there is much difference between the delivery and destination restriction values.

hgv=delivery Only when delivering to the element. tagged hgv=destination Used for ways in designated local traffic areas, where traffic should only enter if its destination is within the area.

The difference to me seems rather small or non-existent. Could someone elaborate a bit when does it make a difference ?

I am now on the process of tagging roads that have hgv=no, but do allow vehicles that offload in the area to go there.

asked 01 Mar '12, 07:39

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Tomas Pajonk
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Basically, the "delivery" access restriction is mostly designed for goods vehicles or hgv's in downtowns/city centres or service roads. They have specific, legal traffic signs indicating that the parking place or access road is reserved for goods delivery (usually only during a certain time interval e.g. the morning).
The "destination" restriction is a specific traffic sign limiting the access to people going to that road, usually the street residents. This is something you can find in Europe for instance to avoid vehicles in transit using a shortcut.
So the tag is really depending on the legal restriction from traffic signs and the country highway code/rules.

About your example, I would prefer the hgv=delivery since this tag is usually designed for such hgv's or goods deliveries (and if it is only to unload goods).

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answered 01 Mar '12, 09:43

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edited 01 Mar '12, 09:47

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