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Road Safety

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Products for Road Safety

  • Increase visibility at night—helping give motorists the visual cues they need to improve safety.

  • Get quick, on-demand prints for custom traffic signs backed by our finest 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, with 3M digital sign printing solutions.

  • High-index optics, durable components and advanced adhesives—all designed to guide drivers during the day or night in dry or rainy conditions.

  • Explore our full range of retroreflective sign sheeting to meet the unique safety needs of jurisdictional regulations.

  • Help enhance visibility and improve safety in construction zones and areas where traffic flow is changed. Our work zone temporary traffic control products use both retroreflective and fluorescent technologies to create materials that make work zone devices, pavement markings and signs as visible as possible.

  • Learn how our complete end-to-end vehicle registration solutions provide fast, effective identification of vehicles, safeguard against counterfeit, and help make law enforcement's job easier.

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See how 3M traffic solutions can help protect our roads.

Featured Road Safety Products

  • With nearly twice the reflectivity of lower-grade signage material, 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Sheeting helps create more visible signs, and more visible signs can cut night-time accidents by up to 46%.1

  • Help protect drivers with durable pavement markings that provide excellent true colour retrorefletivity, even on wet roads at night.

  • Materials and technology for intelligent transportation systems.

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  1. Schell, T., Yekhshatyan, L., Daiker, R., Konz, J., Effect of Luminance on Information Acquisition Time and Accuracy from Traffic Signs. Paper accepted for presentation and publication, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2008.