Rule 4501-13-03 | Fluorescent and reflective materials for SMV emblem.
(A) The reflective and fluorescent SMV emblem materials shall be tough, flexible, and of sufficient thickness and strength to meet the requirements of clause 6.2.5 of ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)". After the durability test (clause 6.2.5 of ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)", the emblem material shall show no appreciable cracking, crazing, blistering, loss of durable bond or dimensional change, and reflective material shall show no appreciable discoloration.
(B) The red-orange color, purity, luminance, and peak reflectance of the fluorescent material shall comply with the specifications of table 3 in ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)" before and after the durability test.
(C) Retroreflective sheeting shall meet requirements of "ASTM D4956" (2011) for type V sheeting except for the photometric requirements and shall meet the minimum photometric requirements specified in table 1 of ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)". The sheeting shall meet the color specification limits in table 2 of ANSI/ASAE "S276.7 (SEP2010)."
(D) All of these requirements are minimal and do not preclude the use of materials having superior performance.