Today's Trucking

Light it Up: Why some LED lamps seem brighter than others

November 15, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — LEDs are much more energy-efficient than incandescent lights and they last much longer. Primarily for those two reasons, LEDs will be the light sources of the future, but they are not without their problems.


LED headlight designed for plows

June 25, 2018 by John Smith

JW Speaker has updated its Model 9800 5×11 LED headlight for municipal trucks involved in snow and ice removal. The new Model 9800 HS is designed specifically for heavy-duty trucks that plow highways at higher speeds, and is also ideal […]


Headlights Again: Now digital

August 9, 2017 Rolf Lockwood

A few months ago I wrote a couple of times about headlights, complaining that the standard lamps offered in most vehicles — from cars to heavy trucks — are insufficient. Meaning, it’s too easy to over-drive your lights at what are pretty ordinary speeds nowadays. The light just isn’t thrown far enough down the road, reducing the ability of a driver to see far enough ahead to avoid an obstruction and maybe a catastrophic accident.


Penray kit cleans the rays

May 23, 2017 by John Smith

Penray’s Headlight Restoration Kit 8405 offers a two-step treatment to restore headlight covers that have faded, yellowed or glazed.


See Much?: We need better headlamps, period.

February 22, 2017 Rolf Lockwood

Clearly, there are issues with the headlights that show us what’s ahead. Or maybe don’t. We shouldn’t be happy.