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A raised pavement marker (RPM) is a small device attached to the road and used as a positioning guide for drivers. RPMs used on TxDOT roadways are reflective to be easily seen. Examples of lane markings that use RPMs include: broken lane lines, double yellow lane lines, exclusive turn lane lines and wrong-way arrows.

Reflectorized raised pavement marker (RPM) illustration

Illustration: Reflective Raised Pavement Marker (RPM)

Reflectorized raised pavement marker (RPM) photo

Photograph: Reflective Raised Pavement Marker (RPM)

A: Raised pavement marker (RPM)

B: Reflective material