Government regulations call for conspicuity tape on certain types of vehicles and trailers to help prevent traffic accidents, injuries, and deaths. The NHTSA estimates that, annually, these regulations help prevent between 191 and 350 accidental deaths, up to 5,000 injuries, and 7,800 crashes compared to fleets without conspicuity tape. ¹
Need reflective tape for daily use? Learn how 3M reflective tape can help you improve the visibility of your unregulated vehicles, equipment, or property.
Learn about the regulations and benefits of reflective conspicuity markings.
3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity Markings Series 983 are the best “real world” solution to increase a vehicle’s visibility. Here’s why. Starts bright, stays bright - After 2,000 hours of accelerated weathering,* Series 983 showed the smallest change in brightness (<10%)**
*Xe Arc Test as per ASTM D4956-19 Method 1 **Compared to markings from select manufacturers (DOT-C2 regulated marking colours).
Regulations for Trucks and Trailers (FMVSS 108)
Enhanced visibility down the line. Make your rail cars more visible with 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Rail Car Markings.
Regulations for Freight Rail Cars (FRA-224)
Help improve safety for students and motorists. Give your school buses outstanding visibility with 3M™ Diamond Grade™ School Bus Markings.
Regulations for School Buses (FMVSS 217)
Retroreflectivity to the rescue. Increase the visibility of your fire trucks, ambulances, police cars and other emergency vehicles with 3M™ Emergency Vehicle Markings.
Regulations for Fire Trucks and Fire Apparatus (NFPA 1901)
Learn about the potential savings of using conspicuity tape versus the potential financial impact of a crash.
Even when it’s not required, reflective tape makes a visible difference in safety.
3M Conspicuity Tape can help your trucks, trailers and other large vehicles stand out day or night, rain or shine. Easy-to-install and highly visible with bright retroreflectivity at wide angles. Built to last with strong adhesion and durable materials. Keep your trucks and trailers visible for the long haul.
Learn more about how these conspicuity tape products can help you improve the visibility of your vehicles and trailers, reduce accidents, and comply with federal regulations.
High-visibility conspicuity tape with DOT-C2 mark for large trucks, trailers, buses, emergency vehicles, rail cars and other applications.
Flexible, easy-to-apply conspicuity tape that delivers high visibility around corners and curves on vehicles, trailers and equipment.