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Products for transportation safety

  • Conspicuity

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

  • Digital sign printing

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

  • Pavement markings

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

  • Reflective traffic sign sheeting

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

  • Temporary traffic control and signage

    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.

  • Vehicle registration and licence plate solutions

    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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    Featured transportation safety products

  • 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Brand

    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

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    Are you compromising performance?

    Find out how 3M™ Diamond Grade™ Sheeting puts driver safety and experience first.

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    Resources for transportation safety

  • How reflective sheeting put PEI’s pride on the road.

    When the Government of Prince Edward Island needed to replace their old, faded licence plates, they chose great design savvy and 3M reflective technology.

  • Why one leading traffic sign manufacturer chooses 3M.

    Canadian company Martech has been a leader in visual identification and traffic signage for over 30 years. Driven by innovation see why they choose 3M.

  • How one sign industry leader is improving road safety.

    Alberta Traffic Supply (ATS) wants to reduce traffic-related injuries and death to zero. Learn how they’re taking action through better policy and product.

  • A day and night difference for traffic safety.

    The BC Ministry of Transportation aims to increase safety with 3M Vehicle Safety Markings Retroreflective Graphics. Learn how.

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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. 

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