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
A wide-ranging introduction to  the subject of road marking – including the history and technologies.

Wikipedia – 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 –
Illustrations of current UK road markings