Emergency service vehicles rely on being recognised and seen in order to be effective. To save lives and protect the public, it’s essential that ambulances, police cars, fire engines, and all other emergency service vehicles are quickly recognised at all times and in all weather conditions, whether at the scene of an emergency or speeding through traffic.
Discover our range of emergency vehicle markings that exceed local regulations.
Typical micro prismatic material will only return around 32% of light back to the driver. While this is enough to meet the minimum requirements of the current specification, it's not the optimum in retroreflective performance.
The full corner cube technology in 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sign Sheeting returns up to 58% of light back to the driver, making vehicle liveries brighter and visible for longer, even at high entrance angles where visibility is critical.
3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Reflective Sheeting has been providing effective reflective livery to emergency service vehicles for over 10 years, exceeding required specifications for vehicle reflective materials.
High-visibility conspicuity tape with ECE104 mark for any emergency vehicles.
Find answers to some of our frequently asked questions about emergency services vehicle markings.
The highest retro-reflectivity sheeting would enable vehicles to be the most visible at night. So general recommendation would be to specify 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³. Fluo Yellow Green / red chevrons gives the best visibility in daytime so 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Prismatic Vehicle Marking 4083 is recommended for back side of all emergency vehicle and very highly recommended for back side of Fire brigade vehicles.
3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ Conspicuity Markings Series 983 narrow tapes are recommended to be used as contour marking to reinforce emergency safety vehicle visibility, especially for heavy and long vehicles.
For 3D surfaces, 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG³ can specified with special cut off design specific to each vehicle. 3M™ High Intensity Metalized Flexible Prismatic Vehicle Marking 823i Series will be easier to apply and the preferred choice for 3D surfaces.
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