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Road Safety

The path to safer roads starts here.


Applications Dedicated to Safety

  • Whether it’s retroreflective sign sheeting for road signs, guide signs or delineation devices, 3M sign sheeting meets the requirements of today’s complex and demanding traffic environment.

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

  • For superior retroreflectivity in both dry and wet conditions, we combined durable beads with multiple refractive index beads for pavement-marking products that provide excellent visibility to drivers.

  • Provide enhanced visibility and improved safety for temporary traffic control in construction work zones with 3M’s full line of high-performance materials.

  • Cities are growing faster than ever and new modes of transportation are here, posing safety and mobility challenges to cities.

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

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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.

  • 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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  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.