30th January 2024

Need some quick answers? Have a look below to see if we answered your question in our FAQ Blog. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to reach out! We’re happy to help via email, phone, or live chat.

What are Chapter 8 rear chevrons?

Chapter 8 refers to a set of regulations set by the UK Departments for Transport regarding the use of high-visibility markings on vehicles parked or operating on roads. The rear chevron design aims to enhance conspicuity and improve safety for vehicle and road users. See our easy guide on the Chapter 8 blog for more information on Chapter 8.

What are the different types of chevron kits available?

Segmented – A segmented kit means you will receive the yellow and red panels individually.
Flooded – you will get the individual red panels and the whole yellow backing panel
Self-assembly – For self-assembly kits, you must organise your panels into number order beforehand. The yellow and the red panels come individually.
Magnetic – a rear chevron kit with magnetic backing. Perfect for temporary use and can be removed without damaging paint. Please note that some pieces shown on magnetic kits may not be suitable for your vehicle. Some vehicles have plastic, aluminium or composite panels and although our kit may include these areas, the magnetic sheet will not stick to these areas. 

Different Mount options for kits
What is the best material for my needs? 

The best material for your rear chevron kit depends on the type of roads you’ll be driving on.

For high-speed roads (over 40mph) like highways and motorways, we recommend our high-performance prismatic kits. It’s also durable and weather-resistant, as well as having the highest visibility ensuring long-lasting performance.
For slower speeds or occasional use, you might consider engineering-grade materials that offer a more affordable option. However, keep in mind that their reflectivity is lower compared to the prismatic kit.

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How difficult is it to apply/install a rear chevron kit to a vehicle?

If you’re wondering about the difficulty level of applying a chevron kit to your vehicle, don’t worry we got you. We have a step-by-step guide breaking down the process, and includes it a video tutorial to offer extra help and guidance. See our blog on how to install a Segmented or Flooded on our advice and guide page to follow the steps.

Do I need any special tools for installation?

We have a starter fitting kit that you might find useful for applying rear chevrons to your vehicle, and it’s available for purchase on our website.

It includes all the necessary tools you’ll need for the installation.

Additionally, if you’re looking for more tools to assist you in installing any kits to your vehicle, you can visit our accessories tab where you’ll find a wide range of options to assist you with installing rear chevron kits.

Will installing a rear Chevron kit damage my vehicle’s paintwork?

No, it should not. When a rear chevron kit is applied properly, it should not cause any damage to your vehicle’s paintwork.
Before applying any type of chevron kit, it’s recommended to clean your vehicle using our surface cleaner. You can find the link to the surface cleaner in the resources section.

My vehicle isn’t listed, can I still get a kit?

If you cannot find your vehicle on our website, please contact our office via phone or email to let us know. Our team will work with you to determine if we have the necessary data to create a kit for your vehicle. If we do not, we will be happy to arrange for a professional templating service to create and supply a kit that fits your vehicle.

Phone: 01444 258980
Email: shop@vehiclechevrons.com

Do you charge for delivery?

Any orders delivered to the UK over £50 will receive free standard delivery.
Our Standard delivery rate is 12.50 (UK Mainland only).
For more details see our delivery and returns page

I would like to quickly and easily order rear chevrons for my fleet of vehicles. Can you help me with that?

Yes, we can definitely support you with your order for a fleet of vehicles. You can adjust the quantity of kits you need for your fleet. If you need further assistance, please feel free to call or email us and we will be happy to help you.

Phone: 01444 258980
Email: shop@vehiclechevrons.com

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