Australian Standard AS 1906-1990 Retro-reflective Materials and Devices for Road Traffic Control Purposes - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a road train over 22 metres long or a school bus. A road train is a line of linked trailers pulled by a truck. You must display a warning sign coated with yellow retro-reflective material of class 1 or 2 that meets this standard.

The standard specifies the performance requirements for retro reflective materials used in the manufacture of road signs and related traffic control devices.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 WA

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Contact details

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Enquiries, Vehicle Safety and Standards Section

Department of Transport

Operating address: 21 Murray Road South
Western Australia 6106
Phone: 13 11 56
Fax: 08 9216 3899