Reflective Sheeting Levels

 

RA Type I Engineer Grade Prismatic

  • Material Reflects at night when light hits it
  • Signs will not rust
  • 5-7 year life
  • For non critical signs

HIA Type III High Intensity Prismatic

  • Material Reflects at night when light hits it
  • Signs will not rust
  • 10 times more reflective than Type I
  • 10 year average life
  • Meets most State and Federal D.O.T. specifications

DG Type XI Diamond Grade Prismatic

  • Material Reflects at night when light hits it
  • Signs will not rust
  • 10 times more reflective than Type I
  • 10+ year average life depending on color
  • Meets most State and Federal D.O.T. specifications

 

Your traffic control devices must conform to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)

  • If public travels on private property that you own or manage
  • Includes shopping centers, offices and apartment complexes

 

Personal injury or loss of life in an area where traffic signs fail to comply with new Federal standards, will result in exposure to tort liability. Visit www.minimumreflectivity.org for more information regarding minimum reflectivity bylaws.