Chapter 8 vehicle markings for cars, vans and specialist vehicles.
Gecko provide a dedicated service for vehicle safety markings, where you can source professionally templated full or part rear chevron kits.
Why do you need to be Chapter 8 compliant?
All though Chapter 8 is not yet legislation, many local authorities, highway construction and maintenance companies have now adopted these guidelines as best practice and will not allow work vehicles onto site unless they are Chapter 8 compliant with appropriate safety markings.
Does my vehicle need to be Chapter 8 compliant?
If your vehicle is stopping or in use for works purposes on any highway or high speed road then YES.
What Hi-Vis markings do I need?
It really depends on the work purpose of your vehicle, if your vehicle is stopping on the highway or high speed roads you will need the following markings;
Most vehicles will need a standard chevron kit which consists of 150mm wide red reflective and yellow fluorescent striping however there are certain vehicles which are required to bear stronger visibility markings. Gecko offer a premium reflective which is 9 x more visible at night and used by vehicles stopping in fast moving traffic that need to be seen from a long distance, e.g.