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Reflective Tape for Your Vehicles, Equipment and Property

Learn how making a small step in implementing 3M™ Conspicuity Markings can have a big impact on safety.


What are other ways reflective tape can be used?

In addition to single-unit trucks and fleet vehicles, reflective tape can help improve visibility in a variety of applications.

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    Emergency, City and Municipal Vehicles

    Apply reflective safety tape to your ambulances, police vehicles, city buses, snow plows, garbage trucks and utility vehicle fleets to help keep employees, civilians, and your vehicles safe.

  • Reflective tape on farm equipment

    Improve the visibility of your tractors, trailers, plows, irrigation systems, threshing machines, or other agricultural equipment to help prevent accidents and protect your investment.

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    Recreational Vehicles

    Use reflective tape to Increase the visibility and safety of your motorcycle, RV, camper, ATV, snowmobile, golf cart, bicycle, scooter, boat, or jet ski.

  • Reflective tape on boat

    Protect your property and investment by applying reflective safety tape to your dock, gate arm, icehouse, mailbox, garbage can, snowblower, or lawnmower.

Why use Reflective Tape?

Reflective tape increases the visibility of your vehicles, equipment, or property, which can help protect your assets, keep you and others safe, and save you money.

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    Improved Safety

    Numerous studies, including one by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, have shown that adding reflective tape to vehicles can help prevent roadway accidents, injuries, and deaths. Invest in safety for you, your passengers, and other drivers.

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    Reduced Cost

    Reflective tapes are a cost-effective way to help improve safety, safeguard your property, reduce your liability and help protect your bottom line. For a nominal upfront cost, you can protect yourself from the additional legal and financial risks of accidents and injuries.

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    Durable Construction

    With pre-sealed edges and non-metallic construction, 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Conspicuity Markings are highly durable, providing up to 10 years of field performance. Check specific product bulletins for lifespan and warranty information.

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    Compliance With Regulations for the Regulated Market

    Lawmakers are enforcing regulations for reflective and conspicuity tapes to prevent accidents, injuries, and deaths. Learn more about these regulations and 3M™ Conspicuity Tapes that can help you meet regulatory standards.

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Comply with regulations. Protect your vehicles.

Learn more about conspicuity tape for regulated vehicles and trailers.


What qualities should I look for in highly reflective tape?

When you’re choosing the reflective tape you’ll use to improve the visibility of your vehicles, equipment, or property, it’s important to understand key features that make reflective tape effective.

  • Reflective tape at night

    3M reflective tapes feature microprismatic technology to provide bright, vivid retroreflectivity at wide angles—almost 90 degrees from perpendicular—to help improve the daytime or nighttime visibility of your vehicles, equipment, or property.

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    Strong Adhesion

    Our aggressive, pressure-sensitive, high-performance adhesion is engineered to securely hold to vehicles, equipment, and property in demanding environments. The easy-release liner makes installation quick and user friendly.

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    Durable Materials

    3M™ Diamond Grade™ reflective tapes are designed with durable materials that resist weather, dirt and aging. Featuring a non-metallic polycarbonate construction and pre-sealed edges for maximum durability.

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How do I apply and remove Reflective Tape?

3M Conspicuity Tape is easy to apply and remove. It’s important to correctly apply the conspicuity tape to your vehicle or trailer to ensure durability, strong adhesion and effectiveness. Proper application also helps to ensure that your warranty is valid.


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