Category: Road Marking Questions

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Posted by formed on 20 March 2024

Road Marking FAQs

If you have any queries about road markings in Chesterfield, our road marking FAQ page should give you the answers that you need. Road markings serve a wide range of purposes in the UK and can keep drivers and pedestrians safe whilst ensuring traffic goes where it needs to go. Let’s look at some of the most frequently asked questions about road now. Find out more about road markings, their...

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Posted by jask Media on 15 February 2023

How do they paint white lines on roads so accurately?

Do you need to apply road line markings in Leeds? If so, you may be wondering how they paint them with such precision. Road marking is certainly a skilled task, with a number of methods used to achieve an exact and flawless finish every time. “How do they paint white lines on roads so accurately?” is one of the most common questions we get asked here at Road Marking Services....

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Posted by jask Media on 17 November 2022

How is white lining achieved on the roads?

Many people have found themselves wondering how white lines are painted on roads so accurately. One of the main reasons white lines are painted so precisely on the roads of the UK is that the people who paint them are incredibly skilled. Even though road marking vehicles can be controlled by computers, the virtual line that’s provided to line marking professionals still needs to be followed accurately. It can take...

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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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