Sitting in traffic on any given day, the shrill sound of sirens and flashing police lights alerts you immediately to the presence of emergency vehicles and personnel. This advanced warning gives you the ability to get out of the way so that the emergency responders can move safely through traffic and intersections while responding to a call. While no one likes to hear sirens or see flashing police lights behind them, these systems have been put in place for one main reason and that reason is safety.
Safety is a necessity and a top concern when operating vehicles, especially in emergency situations. Regardless of the size or style of your vehicle, there are lighting systems and accessories that can help you bring a new level of safety to your vehicle to help keep you, and the people around you, safe as you perform your duties.
Who uses Vehicle Lighting Systems?
The most commonly known users of lighting systems would be police, ambulances, and fire departments. All of these emergency services workers rely heavily on the safety that flashing lights and siren systems provide them.
While we are all familiar with our local first responders having lighting systems on their vehicles, it is easy to forget that there are many other professions where a person may have need of a lighting system in order to better perform their job.
Some of the different applications of lighting systems include local services such as tow truck drivers and private security as well as volunteer responders like firemen, who sometimes drive their own vehicles to the site of the response instead of a company or city vehicle.
Regardless of how simple or complex your lighting system needs to be for your chosen profession, the important part is knowing what options are available to you so that you can choose the upgrades that your vehicle needs.
Different Lighting System Options
The main consideration to remember while choosing your lighting system is knowing what you are looking for based on the uses of the vehicle to which you are adding a lighting system. To help you find the system that you need, here are a few of the lighting options that you can consider to keep your vehicle safe.
One of the first types of systems that you can choose is full-size light bars. These systems are perfect for cars or trucks and allow you to easily mount them on the roof of your vehicle. Available in a variety of sizes and colors, mounted light bars produce high-lumens light that will not be easily missed.
While full-size light bars are wonderful for those that need them, another great option is mini light bars that are perfect for vehicles that need to be seen. With the ability to attach them either magnetically or permanently to your vehicle, these lights give you the flexibility to remove them as needed.
Once you have decided on the type of light bar that suits your needs, you can then consider a variety of other vehicle lights to ensure that you have a way to draw attention to different areas of your vehicle. Grille lights are a great way to add bright lighting to your grill and other, smaller places.
Another great option that you can consider is visor light bars. With the ability to be easily installed, these lights are great companions to other bars, especially for larger vehicles.
While we have talked about some of the main types of lights, there are also a variety of other types like license plate lights and off-road lights. With so many options available, you can easily find what you are looking for to make your vehicle safer.
Government and Emergency Services Department Systems:
If you are part of a government organization or police department that is looking for lighting system setups for your department, be sure to check out our government and department orders page for assistance. From flashing police lights and sirens to light bars for fire trucks, we are able to help you find all the setups and accessories that you need for every vehicle in your department.
We’ve worked with countless local emergency services departments, so you can rest easy knowing we have a streamlined process backed by a team that is experienced with government purchases. In addition, we’ve helped local emergency services departments implement major upgrades to their lighting systems that have helped make major differences in the appearance, safety, and cost-efficiency of their vehicles.
Ready to Order? If you are ready to order your light kits and accessories, or if you have questions about available products, contact our team today and we will be happy to help you find the pieces needed to add the desired fixtures to your vehicle.