You will find below the actual DOT C2 Government document from the FMCSA. This document has some very helpful diagrams and illustrations for the placement of DOT tape. One point is that when applying DOT reflective tape to a truck, the goal is not just to pass an inspection. The goal is to keep other drivers safe by making the vehicle as visible as possible and giving drivers time to avoid a potentially serious collision.
Steven Cole (Economics, MBA – University of West Florida , Business & Innovation – Stanford University) 25 years of experience in the reflective safety business. Specializing in vehicle accident and rear end collision reduction through increased visibility.