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Portable Variable Message Signs (VMS)

Mobile VMS sign hire & sale for events, inner city / urban works and roads with speed zones up to 50mph

Specialising in Mobile VMS sign hire and sales, MVIS’ VMS-A is one of our most popular units for traffic management applications in a range of industries. VMS-A is a trailer based mobile variable message sign that boasts a stable and secure footprint and an industry leading autonomous solar charging system, requiring no external power source to operate. 

These portable VMS signs are versatile, reliable under all conditions and easy to set up and operate. They also offer impact, choice and the flexibility to use red, green, blue and white as well as standard amber. 

Although small in size, our VMS-A packs a wealth of technology including; single plug & play control module and a bright, low power consuming LED display.

VMS-A are ideally used as electronic road signs or in other traffic management applications. They can be used as a stand-alone temporary VMS or in conjunction with radar to display:

  • A message
  • A message + the motorist’s speed
  • The motorist’s speed only
  • The motorist’s speed only + a ‘too high’ / ‘too fast’ warning

Turn to MVIS for your portable VMS sign hire requirements along with many happy clients. 

You can check out our case studies to read about our portable VMS signs and other solutions in action. 

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly sales team if you would like to purchase VMS-A or hire other ITS solutions. 

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Key Features

  • Full graphics and pictograms
  • Non-glare, UV resistant polycarbonate screen
  • Speed radar device 
  • Security features – GPS tracked and padlock covers
  • Highest quality LEDs
  • Solar powered / environmentally friendly
  • Programming options – laptop on site, modem, SMS or internet
  • Windows-based software

Technical Specifications


  • Overall length: 2420mm (1620mm with towing tongue removed)
  • Width (travel position): 1620mm – 1595mm
  • Width (operating position): 1620mm
  • Height (travel position): 2045mm
  • Height (max operating position): 3200mm
  • Weight: 580kg
  • Coupling: 40mm towing eye / quick release, 50mm ball


  • Display Type: LED full matrix
  • Display Size: 1610mm x 1040mm
  • Communication: SMS, internet, web based, serial, app
  • Matrix: 48 x 28
  • Screen: Non-glare, UV resistant polycarbonate
  • Brightness Control: Automatic or manual


  • Voltage: 12V
  • Solar Panels: 2 x solar panels 
  • Operation on batteries / solar: Indefinite under recommended conditions