Lighting Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Keeping it custom: Peterbilt Model 589 new accessory options

The interior, exterior and lighting packages for the Model 589 available exclusively through Peterbilt’s 425+ dealer locations.

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How many LED lights can be out to consider a trailer light out-of-service?

Even one is too many for safety minded fleets who like to keep their trailers rolling productively.

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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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