Lighting Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Optronics adds new blackout stop, turn and tail lamps

The Thinline surface-mount lamps broaden the FMVSS/CMVSS 108-compliant family of smoke-lens, LED stop, turn, tail, backup and clearance lamps.

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Optronics introduces temperature-sensitive heated LED lights

The lamps are designed to target commercial vehicles operating in a northern climate with harsh winters, Optronics said.

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Phillips Industries introduces interior corner lights with motion detection for dry vans and reefers

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. selected these new lights as their standard interior trailer lights for their refrigerated trailers. 

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Optronics introduces MCL Series marker, clearance lights

The lamps employ a solid-state, surface-mount device (SMD) design that protects their electronics against moisture, shock and vibration.

IPA introduces a battery-powered trailer ABS, light tester

IPA’s portable trailer ABS tester is designed for offsite diagnostic capabilities without a truck.

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Shedding light on heavy-duty lighting specs

It’s not the dark that you should be scared of. Instead, you should be scared of the dark with improper lighting specs.

The future of fleet vehicle lighting: Multi-function LED headlights

Designers and engineers of multiple vehicle types are always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to develop new innovations that improve the driving experience. All-wheel drive and anti-lock brakes are a few examples that may have come to mind from past innovations. But what about vehicle lighting? For more than 130 years, vehicle lighting has

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Truck-Lite introduces enhancements to Super 44, 60 Series warning lights

Truck-Lite has introduced new warning light derivatives of its Super 44 and 60 Series LED lights for municipal, construction and refuse fleets. Additionally, heated options of both lights are also available, completing an already strong lineup of heated LED lights that now provide customers with the most comprehensive cold-weather LED lighting solution in the industry.

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Save the fleeting darkness for Halloween with proper truck lighting

When it comes to keeping your trucks on a roll, lighting isn’t typically the first thing you might think of, but don’t be mistaken. If you want to maximize safety and profitability and minimize downtime in your fleet, it takes a lot more than just changing a burnt out bulb when you notice it.  It’s

Smart trailers: Why they’re worth it

Fleet managers have a truck ton of data coming at them, and with the evolving smart trailer landscape, there’s even more on the horizon. Trailer components like embedded tire sensors, ABS sensors and cargo sensors (to name a few) can provide fleets with actionable analytics to make smarter decisions. Of course, this means investing both

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Change underway at Grote Industries

As Grote Industries enters its 121st year of operation, the family continues in its leadership and embraces change in preparation for the future. Recently, fourth-generation family members, Dominic, John and Mike Grote acquired 100% control of Grote Industries, Inc. Along with this expansion in their ownership, the vision for Grote has also progressed. Dominic Grote

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Brake Light Buddy launches brake light checking tool

Brake Light Buddy has released two models of its Brake Light Checking Tools for floor-mounted and hanging brake pedals. The tool allows users to check lighting equipment. By checking brake lights manually, users are able to verify that the brake light switch is working properly (factory circuit checkers do not check the switch), along with

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