Any information on the road is displayed by drawing some marking on the road. The type of marking that is used to deliver some official information is known as road surface marking. Usually the devices used for these marking are called as road marking machines. There are some other names as well such as pavement marking machines or road marking equipment. There are numerous areas where these marking equipment can be used such as in car parking, or to draw zebra crossing and to draw some sign across the road to guide people or to draw a sign about some information that is need to be delivered to the people on road. The important thing about the line marking used on the road is their uniformity. These marking are usually lines, but if the line is not uniform or discontinuous then it will cause confusion to the people on road. Moreover, the meaning of these will not be clear and there will be an uncertainty about these.
Talking about the car park line marking in Melbourne, there are different colors of lines that are used in car parking. Each line has its own significance and meaning. There is a red color line lot. The red color line lot is reserved for those people who are going to park their cars all day. Most probably if there is some office then these type of lots is booked for employee. A person who just needs to park his car for some hour cannot use this space.
The bi-color parking lot uses the combination of red and white. These parking lot is also used for parking that is seasonal. Along with this the parking also tells about the time for which it is reserved. For instance, if some office books the parking for its employee from 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, then this is written on these lot with red color. This means that if some other person wants to park his car he can use this space in timings in which it is not reserved for seasonal parking.
A parking lot using white markings is used for short term parking and people who needs to park their car for an hour or more can utilize this space. Another type of car park line marking uses yellow color to mark the lot. This is a special area of parking lot and usually you need to pay a little extra if you choose to use this parking. The price per hour is usually mentioned with these marking which can vary depending on the time and day of week.