Category: Road Marking Questions

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Posted by jask Media on 15 August 2021

When did road line markings first get used?

Road line markings convey important information to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. They allow people to understand road systems and become aware of upcoming hazards, helping to control traffic and reduce accidents. Road markings may seem like they’ve been around forever, but they are actually a relatively new invention. If you’re wondering when did road line markings first get used, read on. What year were road line markings introduced?  Road markings...

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Posted by jask Media on 28 July 2021

How do they make the lines on the road?

Are you wondering “how do they make the lines on the road?” If so, you’re not alone. This is a common question, with many people intrigued as to how these perfect white markings get onto our nation’s highways. At Road Marking Services, we’re a leading white lining contractor and we know all there is to know about applying white lines to roads.  What are the white lines on roads? [caption...

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Posted by jask Media on 25 March 2021

What are ghost markings on our roads?

So what are ghost markings on our roads? Line markings are one of the most important aspects of road safety. They separate traffic effectively and tell road users where they should be and what they are allowed to do. However, when we remove road markings due to changes in layout, ghost markings sometimes appear. These markings can confuse road users, potentially leading to accidents occurring. Read on to find out...

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Posted by jask Media on 27 February 2021

What is the history of road markings?

Road markings may seem like they’ve been around forever, however, that’s just not the case. So what is the history of road markings? The first road markings in Sheffield, Leeds, and across the UK were only introduced in 1918, coming in the form of the famous white line. Road markings grew considerably throughout the ‘20s, although it wasn’t until 1926 that office guidelines on their use were introduced by the...

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Posted by formed on 25 August 2016

What Do the Different Road Markings Mean?

Motorists are provided with a high amount of visual feedback and information when out on the road. Much of this is presented in the form of road markings and, depending on the road structure and layout, you may be presented with a number of different markings in quick succession. This month, we’re taking a look at the meanings of the different road markings you are likely to see on your...

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Posted by formed on 3 July 2016

Road Marking FAQs

Road markings can be used for a variety of purposes over a number of different applications. On the road, on the playground, in car parks, sports courts and also on airport runways - and more. But despite the widespread use and benefits of road marking materials, there are some fundamental questions and queries that are useful to get your head around, so you understand how road markings work and what...

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