Are LEDs on commercial trucks a good investment?
Light emitting diodes, or LEDs, are an eco-friendly and sometimes more affordable replacement for incandescent lighting systems inside trucks. This modern form of light used in the cabins and exteriors of trucks may outnumber the older versions in the near future, reports LEDs Magazine.
When extreme conditions occur on the road, such as severe participation or wind, LED lights hold up to the challenge more proficiently than incandescent bulbs. They have a longer life span and cost less to operate in the long run.
Currently, LED technology cannot replace fog light or head lamps, but progressive research may soon conquer these important truck light facets too.
According to Trucking Info, understanding how much light LEDS actually provide can help determine what is necessary to meet lighting regulations. The Lumen rating is how the grade of light is measured in LEDs. Owners in charge of fleet management should be aware of the 'raw' level and 'effective' level of LEDS when making the switch in their trucks, because the capacities are slightly different and could cause issues if not installed properly.
Friday, June 24th, 2011
Light emitting diodes, or LEDs, are an eco-friendly and sometimes more affordable replacement for incandescent lighting systems inside trucks.