Road marking links

This is our collection of useful links relating to road marking and pavement marking. We welcome suggestions for other links to add here – just let us know via our contact form.

Wikipedia – Road surface marking
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Road_surface_marking
A wide-ranging introduction to  the subject of road marking – including the history and technologies.

Wikipedia – Thermoplastic_road_marking_paint
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermoplastic_road_marking_paint
Thermoplastic road marking paint, also called hot melt marking paint, is a kind of powder paint. When applied as road surface markings, a hot melt kettle is used to heat it to 200 °C (392 °F), after which it is sprayed on the road surface. The coating then becomes a line after cooling. Read this article for more information.

The Highway Code: road markings – Gov.uk
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/312242/the-highway-code-road-markings.pdf
Illustrations of current UK road markings

The funny and the serious sides of road marking

Welcome to our collection of odd and quirky pictures, news, and stories on the theme of road markings. If you come across any examples you'd like to share, please tell us about them using the 'contact us' form.

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