Knowledge Base and Useful Info

When keeping your fleet covered with the correct safety markings, it’s good to have all the right information about reflective materials, recommendations and legal requirements on hand. Here you’ll find all of those things and more!

Material specifications

Oralite 5200 RapidAir

This Economy Grade material is suitable for short term (3 year) outdoor applications, and is now available with RapidAir (RA) technology, for ease of application.

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Oralite 5600 RapidAir

5600 Fleet Engineer Grade is an embedded glass bead product formulated for longer term vehicle applications of up to 7 years, featuring excellent flexibility for application to curved surfaces including rivets. The RapidAir adhesive technology reduces creasing and bubbles on application.

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Oralite 5860 RA2

This High Intensity Construction Grade material has an outdoor durability of 5 years and features a honeycomb structure. 5860 RA2 High Intensity has excellent adhesion to metallic surfaces and high resistance to corrosion and solvents.

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Oralite 6900 R3B

6900 R3B Prismatic is our top of the range livery film, featuring high end prismatic reflectivity and up to 10 year performance on vehicles. Durable enough to withstand the demands for use in the Emergency Services sector.

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Know your recommendations and legal requirements

Chapter 8 Traffic Signs Manual

If your fleet is involved in carrying out any type of highways work, or even if your vehicles will be stopping or parked on highways whilst working, you need to be compliant with Chapter 8 recommendations. The Traffic Sign Manual has all the info you’ll need to stay safe and keep other road users safe too.

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Vehicle Conspicuity Markings

Jump straight to the Vehicle Conspicuity Markings section of Chapter 8 of the DfT Traffic Signs Manual to check your recommendations. This gives you more information about the markings that should be present on your fleet vehicles, categorising them depending on type of vehicle.

Read the vehicle conspicuity section of the DfT Traffic Signs Manual

Useful documentation for the Emergency Services

High Conspicuity Livery for Police Motorcycles (Home Office)

This document contains information from the Home Office about recommendations and requirements for the high conspicuity markings on Police motorcycles.

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High Conspicuity Livery for Police Vehicles (Home Office)

This document contains information from the Home Office about recommendations and requirements for the high conspicuity markings on Police vehicles.

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Thermal Roof Markings on Police Vehicles (Home Office)

This document contains information from the Home Office about recommendations and requirements for the thermal roof markings on Police vehicles.

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Emergency Service Markings Guide

There are different colour combinations and alignments specific to each Emergency Service vehicle livery, all shown in this document.

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