Today's Trucking

Truck-Lite adds 5×7 LED headlight

November 15, 2019 by John Smith

Truck-Lite has added heated 5×7-inch rectangular LED headlights to its LED forward lighting product line. Like its round counterpart, the headlight consistently warms the lens when temperatures dip below 10 Celsius.


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.


Maxxima heats LED lamps

September 13, 2018 by John Smith

Maxxima’s MaxxHeat LED headlamps and stop/tail/turn lights come with a microprocessor that automatically initiates a lens heating systems when ambient temperatures drop below 10 Celsius – helping to prevent the buildup of ice and snow.   MaxxHeat comes on 4×6-, […]


Light bar lineup expanded

June 26, 2018 by John Smith

Optronics International has introduced five new LED light bars, adding to three versions already in the product lineup. The new lamps include a pair of three-inch cubes, a nine-inch bar, a 30-inch bar with supplemental turn functions, and a 52-inch […]


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 […]


LED emergency/warning lights

April 2, 2018 by John Smith

Maxxima’s Class 2 LED emergency/warning lights, the M20388 series, comes in amber, red, white, or blue. Each has six high-performing LEDs, and a polycarbonate housing and clear lens that are just 0.5 inches deep. The 3.3-by-1.2-inch lights draw 400 ma […]


Maxxima’s 5×7 LED headlight

February 21, 2018 by John Smith

Maxxima has added the new Vionic 5×7 combination DRL/dual-beam LED headlight for heavy trucks and other vehicles. Featuring nine high-performance LEDs, the headlight has dedicated diodes for DRL and dual-beam functions. It all sits in a cast aluminum housing with […]


Surface-mounted lamps from Optronics

February 21, 2018 by John Smith

Optronics International has unveiled two new four-inch round surface-mounted LED lamps – a stop, tail, turn and backup lamp; and a stop, tail, and turn lamp for heavy-duty trailer applications. The Fusion four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn, and backup […]


Combination LED headlamp

December 5, 2017 by John Smith

Optronics International has expanded its Opti-Brite family of LED headlamps by adding a new five-by-seven-inch combination high- and low-beam unit known as the HLL70HLB.


Light-guiding lamps

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

Optronics has unveiled a family of four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn, and back-up lamps with “light guide” technology that offers a unique look.


Inspection drop light

September 7, 2017 by John Smith

Larson Electronics has released an LED inspection drop light that is said to be waterproof and vaper-proof, keeping moisture out of the handle and light head when working in wet locations.


Handheld LED spotlight

August 17, 2017 by John Smith

Larson Electronics has a new handheld LED spotlight that features an inline transformer and 100-foot cord reel.


Single-diode licence light

July 13, 2017 by John Smith

Peterson’s new 290 Series LED licence/utility light incorporates a single-diode Great White LED in a compact, rugged design.


Combination Lamp

June 22, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Truck-Lite has added the Model 60 stop/turn/tail and back-up combination lamp to its 60 Series line.


The big switch to LEDs

February 11, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO-LEDs make night driving easier and safer. What’s not to like?