(a) The ends of each skip (that is to say, the sides of the skip facing traffic on both directions when the skip is positioned as mentioned in Condition 2 above) shall be painted yellow and shall be attached vertical red and yellow fluorescent markings to a design complying with Regulations 16 & 17 and Schedule 18 of the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1984. The markings shall comply with BS AU 152:170 and must be marked with that number. The markings should be fitted as near as practicable to the top outer corner of ends of the skip, shall be 140-280mm wide and 350-700mm long and each marking shall have a minimum area of 980sq.cms.
(b) Each skip shall be guarded by at least three traffic cones placed on the carriageway in an oblique line on the approach side of the skip. Where two or more skips are deposited in a row, so that the distance between adjacent skips does not exceed two metres, the row shall be guarded as if it were one skip.
(c) At night (that is to say between half an hour after sunset and half an hour before sunrise) a red lamp shall be placed against or attached to each corner of the skip or the end corners of the row of skips where two or more skips are deposited in a row and the distance between adjacent skips does not exceed two metres. Each lamp shall have an illuminative power of not less than one candela and shall remain lit throughout the night.