So how does this stealthy stuff work? It’s quite simple really. Ghost reflective is an effect achieved by reversing the basic principles of graphic design. Normally we build graphics with contrasting colors and values to make them more visible, more legible. This is especially true of automotive graphics because motorists have only a few seconds to read signage on another vehicle.
They apply white reflective vinyl on white patrol cars, black on black, etc. That’s why it’s called ghost vinyl. You can see it in broad daylight if you look carefully, but it’s fully functional at night because it reflects light like standard police car