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Rule 4501-13-02 | Backing material for movable SMV emblem.


(A) The size of the backing material for movable SMV emblems shall be as shown in figure 2 of ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)."

(B) Backing material for movable emblems shall be equivalent to 1.0 mm (0.04 in.) minimum thickness aluminum; 22-gauge 0.8 mm (0.03 in.) minimum thickness millgalvanized coated sheet steel; or 2.0 mm (0.08 in.) minimum thickness ABS plastic as specified in "ASTM D4673" (2011) or 2.00 mm (0.08 in.) high impact polystyrene plastic as specified in "ASTM D4549" (2011).

(C) The backing material shall be weatherable, semi-rigid and have a surface receptive to a durable bond. The edges of the backing material shall be shaped to minimize personal injury during handling and when mounted on a slow-moving vehicle.

(D) The backing material for movable SMV emblems shall be as large or larger than the slow-moving vehicle identification emblem.

(E) All of these requirements are minimal and do not preclude the use of materials having superior performance.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: R.C. 4513.11
Amplifies: R.C. 4513.11
Five Year Review Date: 3/1/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/1966, 12/1/1977, 8/11/2005, 5/27/2010