Vehicle markings

Including large goods vehicle rear markings, hazard warning plates, projection markers and other markings.

Large goods vehicle rear markings

Motor vehicles over 7500 kilograms maximum gross weight and trailers over 3500 kilograms maximum gross weight

left-central-right

Left - Central - Right

The vertical markings are also required to be fitted to builders’ skips placed in the road, commercial vehicles or combinations longer than 13 metres (optional on combinations between 11 and 13 metres)

Hazard warning plates

Certain tank vehicles carrying dangerous goods must display hazard information panels

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The panel illustrated is for flammable liquid.

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The above panel will be displayed by vehicles carrying certain dangerous goods in packages

Diamond symbols indicating other risks include:

toxic-substance

Toxic substance

hazard-warning-oxidising-plate

Oxidizing substance

non-flammable-compressed-gas

Non-flammable compressed gas

radioactive-substance

Radioactive substance

spontaneously-combustible-substance

Spontaneously combustible substance

corrosive-substance

Corrosive substance

Projections markers

side-marker

Side marker

end-marker

Both required when load or equipment (eg crane jib) overhangs front or rear by more than two metres.

Other

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School bus (displayed in front or rear window of bus or coach)

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