Category Archives: Emergency Vehicle Lighting

Exterior Full Size LED Lightbar

Emergency Vehicle Light Bars

Exterior Full Size LED Lightbars are a fastened to the top of emergency vehicles via brackets and are used to to alert pedestrians and other motorists of emergency activity. The lights cane be programmed for Single, Dual or Tri-color settings for maximum viability. Some Light bars are available for behind the windshield

Exterior Full Size LED Lightbar

Exterior Full Size LED Lightbar

Emergency Lightbar Configurations

Light bars can be configured and purchased to suit your departments needs.  These systems have the ability to have the colors and location of the lights within the actual lightbar to be configured.  The ability to use a single, dual or tri-color light in your lightbar opens up the light system to be used by every sector of the emergency services industry. The lightbars have INboard modules that are available in single color 6 or 9 LEDs, Dual Color with 12 LEDs and up to 18 colors for tri-color LEDs.

Emergency Vehicle Lightbars

Emergency Vehicle Lightbars

 

Emergency Vehicle Lighting

Emergency Vehicle Lighting

Emergency Vehicle Lighting is used on Law Enforcement Vehicles, Police Cars, Patrol Cars, Ambulances, Paramedic and Emergency Medical Vehicles along with many other types of Emergency Vehicles. The Types of Lighting Systems that are placed on these vehicles depend on:

  1. The Mission
    1. Fire Department – A most fire department vehicles will need to follow the NFPA National Fire Protection Association codes and standards for the amount of emergency vehicle lighting placement and amount.
      1. Fire Engine – A fire engine is used to respond to a fire call or other emergency.  This vehicle will have some tank water, a pump, hose and other emergency response equipment.
      2. Fire Truck – a fire truck will have fire fighter equipment and tools as well as a large variety of long ladders.
      3. Tender – a fire tender is a fire apparatus with over 1000 gallons of water that is used to supply other fire engines with water.  These are also called fire tankers, but that term can be confused with forest fire planes that drop water on forest fires.
      4. HAZMAT – a hazmat truck is a vehicle that responds to chemical spills to stop or contain them.
      5. Rescue – a rescue truck is a catch all vehicle that can be used for a variety of emergency responses.  It can respond to vehicle crashes, fires, entrapments, extrications, hazmat calls as well as all other types of fire department calls.
    2. Police Department – police department vehicles need different emergency vehicle lighting depending on the mission of the vehicle.
      1. Patrol – patrol vehicles will have light bars with take down and alley lights or interior light bars to be more stealth.
      2. SWAT
      3. DARE
      4. Prisoner Transport
    3. Medical
      1. Fly car
      2. Ambulance
      3. Helicopter
  2. The Emergency Vehicle Type – There are many standard vehicle types that can be converted and upfitted to an emergency response vehicle.  These vehicles will then have electronics, tools, hardware, and emergency vehicle lighting added to it for the conversion.
    1. Sedan
    2. SUV
    3. Pickup
    4. Motorcycle
    5. Van
    6. Bus
    7. Truck