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Road markings guide road users

Road markings have a significant impact on road safety, the smoothness of traffic flow, and driving comfort. Their purpose is to indicate the location of the carriageway and driving lanes and to make it easier to distinguish the road from the surrounding environment. Road markings play an important role in helping drivers to perceive the road lines and they complement the information provided by traffic signs. In the dark and in poor weather, reflective road markings to make it easier to keep the vehicle on the correct part of the carriageway.

The use of road markings that cause vibration or changes to tyre noise is aimed at getting the attention of the driver, and such measures are considered to reduce accidents involving collisions or veering off the road.