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Optronics develops new MCL16 LED marker/clearance lights

Optronics International has introduced its new 1 1/4-in. MCL16 LED marker/clearance light to the market. Nebraska-based trailer builder Timpte, Inc. will be the first to use the new light on its dry bulk commodity trailers, and Optronics lighting will now come standard across the board on all Timpte trailers, including the 2022 Super Hopper model

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HDMA spotlights Western Star, Grote equipment relationship

HDMA is spotlighting lighting components from Grote Industries, whose LED headlamps are used in the new Western Star 49X work trucks. These new trucks from Western Star Trucks — a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) — have headlamps built around a patented bi-optic system that delivers what the company calls a perfect mix

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Lighting tips to prepare for International Roadcheck

One area of focus for this year’s International Roadcheck, which takes place May 4-6, is vehicle lighting, as this category accounted for significant violations in 2020, according to Grote Industries. “Implementing a schedule of thorough, pre-trip inspections will go a long way toward cutting down on violations of all kinds, including lighting,” said Alicia Jones,

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The latest lighting advancements for last-mile delivery vehicles

It’s easy for fleets and, at times, even the drivers themselves to take for granted the variety and complexity of lighting necessary to deliver goods for that final mile. Interior lights, headlights, perimeter lights, taillights, brake lights – none is less important than another, and all are necessary every day for the last-mile delivery driver.

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Grote Industries introduces 90mm LED headlamps

Grote Industries has released new 90mm LED high beam and low beam headlamps and the 90mm combination high beam/low beam LED headlamp module. Designed for heavy-duty applications, these FMVSS 108- and ECE-compliant, street-legal lights are drop-in replacements for standard 90mm halogen or HID headlamps. Grote says its 90mm LED headlamps use high-performance LED technology in

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Truck-Lite releases heated LED tail lamps, high-output work lamps

Truck-Lite Co., LLC has released a full line of heated stop/turn/tail lamps and two lines of high-output LED work lamps. Truck-Lite has also expanded its LED work lamp offerings with high-output options in both its 81 Series and Signal-Stat product lines (pictured above). The 81 Series 4-in. work lamps feature six diodes, up to 1100

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Don’t get blinded by the light: A lighting guide for last-mile delivery vehicles

Imagine you’re on the set of Hollywood’s next big blockbuster. The media can’t stop talking about it, and you’re in the director’s chair. You’ve hired the actors and built the props; now it’s time to shoot your first scene. What’s the first word you yell to the production crew? “Lights,” of course! There is no

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Illuminating truck, trailer lighting safety opportunities

The needs of drivers continue to be in the forefront of fleet spec’ing decisions, safety being paramount not just inside the cab, but all around the vehicle. The right truck and trailer lighting can make a big difference–one you can literally see. But what’s the ROI? How can you justify an additional lighting spend during

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Grote Industries granted FMSCA waiver, develops aux. strobe and stop lamp

Grote Industries has received a waiver from the FMSCA to allow motor carriers operating trailers and van body trucks to install brake-activated pulsating warning lamps to supplement the steady-burning lamps required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). In an effort to bring greater visibility to trailers when the vehicle is braking, engineers at

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Optronics introduces new LED combo ID Light Bar

Optronics International has introduced its new MCL80RCB LED Combination ID Light Bar and Utility Light. The new lamp enables a vehicle’s light bar to serve double duty as a utility and scene light, whether it’s mounted high or low, the company says. With a mounting position high on the back of a vehicle, the lamp

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Optronics introduces modular LED strip light

Optronics International has introduced its new Modular LED Strip Light model ILL23CB. The new light is 17.25 in. long and 0.75 in. thick, and can be mated together to form a solid, linear light source measuring 6.939 ft. in length. The company says its design makes it easy to install, even in corners. Individual lamps

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Peterson expands LED interior light offering with 358 Series

Peterson Manufacturing has introduced the 358 Series of LED lights, a lower-profile, flat-back bar light for surface mounting to any trailer center ceiling, sidewall or utility tool compartment. The 358 Series is patented to meet the interior lighting needs of cargo and utility bodies built with floor-to-ceiling storage systems along the sidewalls, where lights designed

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