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ECE104 Reflective Tapes

From July 2011, regulation ECE104 has made it mandatory to apply approved reflective tapes to certain heavy goods vehicles. Many Fleet Managers realise that reflective markings on vehicles help to prevent accidents and save lives, reduce vehicle downtime and repairs, protect employees on the road and in the depot, and present a more professional image to customers.

ECE104 Explained

Regulation ECE104 applies to newly registered HGVs with a mass over 7.5 tonnes and trailers with a mass over 3.5 tonnes operating in the UK. The regulation defines the standard for reflective material that can be used, and where it must be placed on the vehicle.

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ECE104 Approved Products

3M provides reflective tapes that are classified as C-class (maximum brightness) as defined by regulation ECE104, in formats suitable for curtain sided, rigid vehicles and tankers. Designed for ease of application and durability, 3M tape will quickly bring your new vehicles into line with the requirements of regulation ECE104, and help protect your staff and other road users for many years to come.

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