The lamps employ a solid-state, surface-mount device (SMD) design that protects their electronics against moisture, shock and vibration.
IPA’s portable trailer ABS tester is designed for offsite diagnostic capabilities without a truck.
It’s not the dark that you should be scared of. Instead, you should be scared of the dark with improper lighting specs.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Optronics International recently announced the introduction of its STLW and STL FusionX family of combination stop, tail, turn, backup and warning lights. Featuring a signature “X” LED lighting array in their centers, and available in eight SKUs, the FusionX lamps are the newest members of Optronics’ Fusion Series combination lamps. Optronics’ FusionX LED combination
In 2020, IIHS reported that a total of 2,974 of 53,890 fatal crashes involving passenger vehicles were caused by distractions ranging from daydreaming and text-messaging to eating and rubbernecking. In 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that least one driver-related factor was recorded for 33 percent of the large truck drivers in fatal
Optronics International, a manufacturer of vehicle harnesses, electronic control systems and LED lighting for the global transportation industry, announced the introduction of its new UCL45 Series LED utility, scene, work light. The lamps come with an IP65 rating for dust and water resistance and change the lumen-per-dollar equation in their lighting space. Their ratio of high lumens to low