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A.R.E. Expanded LED Lighting Options

A.R.E. Accessories offers an expanding palette of lighting options to light the interior and exterior of truck caps and tonneau covers. The company’s ultra-efficient LED options are rated for 100,000 hours, far outshining the 25,000-hour rating for incandescent lights. A.R.E. lighting options include:

Dome lights — LED brilliant dome lights are wired directly into the vehicle’s electrical system. Offered with an optional prop switch, LED dome lights conveniently turn on or off when the door is opened or closed, or can be controlled with a manual on/off switch.

Rope lighting — High-intensity LED rope lighting offers versatility in lighting the interior of a truck cap or toolbox. Opt for a single 4-foot LED rope at the center of the cap or use two parallel ropes with one on either side of the inside roof. Or, place them inside above windows, inside toolboxes or to illuminate the entire chamber.

Rigid Industries LED Lighting — A.R.E. has teamed with Rigid Industries to offer ultrabright work lights. For nighttime work, choose 36-inch or 48-inch bar lighting, which can be positioned on the front of the cap to shine directly on the project at hand, or to light up an entire work space.

Rear door lighting — This new fixture replaces the optional incandescent 12-volt light the industry has used for decades. Much brighter than its predecessor, the LED light is mounted inside the truck cap above the rear door, allowing closer detail work, such as paperwork, without the need to hold a flashlight..

Exterior lighting — A.R.E. offers LED lighting for up to 10 different locations on the rear quarters of the DCU truck cap, distributed based on the functionality required by the customer.

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Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.