They are everywhere - asphalt striping. As simple as they are, markings on driveways, pavements, and parking lots, striping plays a crucial role in keeping drivers safe and make their lives easy when finding suitable parking. But over time, traffic wear and the...
Asphalt Striping Information
Wherever you go there you will see them. White, yellow, green, and sometimes blue striping on roads or parking lots. These are marking that is painted on the surface of the payment using oil-based, alkyd, or water-based acrylic paints.
The stripe and markings are a legal requirement in parking lots or roads. They are essential in providing:
safety – clearly marked pedestrian crosswalks help to minimize confusion.
Control Traffic – having properly marked the direction of traffic help reduce second-guessing and collision.
Maximize Available Space – properly marking parking spaces, helps increase the number of available parking spaces
Access for Handicapped – The Americans with Disabilities Act puts forth guidelines and rules for properly marking areas for handicapped traffic.
Aesthetics – the presence of the bright yellow and white markings on parking lots, gives the parking lot a beautiful and comfortable feeling.