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 retro reflective performance.
The full corner cube technology in 3M Diamond Grade DG3 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 specification for vehicle reflective materials.
3M™ High Intensity Metalised Flexible Prismatic Vehicle Marking Series 823 is the applicators most popular reflective sheeting for all emergency vehicles type.
3M™ Controltac™ for easy positionning and 3M™ Comply™ to remove bubbles and creases.
Very high visibility vehicle markings day and night for all emergency vehicle livery markings.
Flexible and with 3M™ Controltac™ Adhesive. For any Emergency vehicles application on flat and moderately curved surfaces.
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(TM) Diamond Grade(TM). 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™ 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(TM) Diamond Grade(TM) 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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