Letters and numerals will be one inch high, in the same
vehicle classification number in black will be marked on
color as the registration marking.
the right side of the vehicle in a conspicuous location.
The towed vehicle will be similarly marked with its basic
Other Instructions. Other necessary
technical instructions may be marked on appropriate
d. When the classification number of the
surfaces as required or authorized by the responsible
vehicle not subject to change, the marking may be
(1) Such markings will be applied in letters
applied directly on a suitable surface. On vehicles
and numerals normally I inch in height but not less than
painted in gloss colors, the markings will be gloss
yellow, Color Chip No. 13538; gloss black, Color
(2) Color of the markings will be white or
Chip No. 17038; and gloss red, Color Chip No.
black, whichever affords the greater contrast with the
On vehicles painted in semi-gloss or
surface color. If practicable, the color chosen will be the
lusterless colors, the markings will be lusterless
same as the registration marking.
yellow, Color Chip No. 33538; gloss black, Color
(3) Temporary instructions will he applied
Chip No. 17038 and gloss red, Color Chip No.
with removable vinyl markings or gasoline soluble paint.
11136. When the marking is applied directly to
2-5. Weight Classification. a. All single vehicles with a
vehicles painted in the same or similar color, the
gross weight of over 3 tons, and all trailers with a rated
circumference of the circle will be outlined with a
payload exceeding 1 1/2 tons, are classified for the
black circle 3/4 inch wide. Classification markings
purpose of' bridge crossing, per FM 5-36. Each single
vehicle and vehicle combination has a classification
number for empty, cross-country loading, and highway
(1) On vehicles painted lusterless
loading. The capacity of a bridge is represented by a
colors, in accordance
with camouflage policy,
military load class number. This number, which is
weight classification numbers 3 inch (7.6 mm) high
usually posted on the bridge, designates the safe
will be painted in lusterless black directly onto
capacity of the bridge and is used in determining whether
the vehicle can execute a normal crossing.
(2) For camouflage purpose, marking
b. All applicable self-propelled vehicles not
may be lusterless black 37038 on lusterless forrest
towing other vehicles will carry a circular sign of 9 inch
diameter with the vehicle's classification numbers in
e. In usages where the classification number
black on a yellow background. This will normally be
may change, a sign kit will be utilized which consists of a
located on the front of the vehicle toward the vehicle's
9 inch metal disk, a retaining plate, and two sets of five
right side and below the driver s line of vision.
different numeral plates. By installing the retaining plate,
c. All applicable self-propelled vehicles towing
the numeral plates will be locked in place. The sign has
other vehicles will carry a sign similar in size, design, and
black numerals on a yellow background and a red C on
location except that the classification number of the
vehicle combination will be shown with the letter C in red
above the number. A 6 inch yellow circle with the basic
Change 2 2-5