Reflective tape - also called conspicuity tape or reflector tape- is a requirement for tractor trailers. Made from reflective prismatic sheeting and pressure-sensitive adhesive, the tape is intended to make heavy trailers more conspicuous to other drivers. Reflective conspicuity tape is not only brighter but also highly visible at much sharper angles than standard reflective tape.
Although reflective safety tape is designed for the trucking industry, it is also great for use on tractors and other agricultural equipment, ATVs, campers and motorhomes, water buoys, personal watercraft, mailboxes, garbage cans " anything that needs enhanced visibility.
We carry reflective conspicuity tape in different lengths from Reflexite® and Avery Denison, including white retroreflective tape curved for tankers and rectangular strips of reflective tape.
We also offer a retroreflective white SOLAS tape for maritime use that is US Coast Guard approved.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has regulations requiring the use of conspicuity materials on trailers and the rear of truck tractors. According to FMCSA:
Red/white conspicuity tape must be in an alternate pattern, with each color a minimum of 6" to 18" long, and 2" wide. One color cannot be more than two-thirds of the total segment. Red/white tape is used to: