A Guide to Tailgate Light Bars and Side Running Lights
Eugene Madondo

A Guide to Tailgate Light Bars and Side Running Lights

Tailgate light bars and side running lights have emerged as popular choices for enhancing both the functionality and aesthetic appeal of trucks and SUVs. These lighting solutions not only add a touch of personalization but also significantly improve safety and visibility on the road. In this article, we'll explore what tailgate light bars and side running lights are, their purposes, and the standout options provided by RECON, a leading name in truck lighting accessories.

What Are Tailgate Light Bars?

Tailgate light bars are LED strips installed along the rear tailgate of trucks or SUVs. These light bars run across the tailgate, just above the rear bumper, and serve multiple purposes:

  1. Enhanced Visibility: Tailgate light bars provide additional lighting for braking, turning, and reversing, making the vehicle more visible to other drivers, especially in low-light conditions or adverse weather.
  2. Aesthetic Appeal: They offer a sleek, modern look with customizable colors and patterns, allowing vehicle owners to personalize their trucks.
  3. Functional Lighting: Some models include bright reverse lights that illuminate the area behind the vehicle when backing up, enhancing safety and convenience.

RECON offers a variety of tailgate light bars, each with unique features:

What Are Side Running Lights?

Side running lights are LED lights installed along the sides of trucks or SUVs. These lights enhance the vehicle's visibility from the side, providing several benefits:

  1. Increased Visibility: They improve the visibility of the vehicle to other drivers, reducing the risk of side-impact collisions, especially at night or in poor weather conditions.
  2. Aesthetic Enhancement: Side running lights add a customized look to the vehicle, with various colors and lighting effects available.
  3. Functional Lighting: They provide additional illumination for driving on poorly lit roads or off-road trails and can serve as extra turn signals or indicators.

RECON’s side running lights include:

Tailgate light bars and side running lights are essential additions for truck owners looking to enhance both safety and style. With a range of options available, these lighting solutions provide increased visibility, functional benefits, and a customized look. RECON's offerings, known for our advanced LED technology, weatherproof construction, and easy installation, make them a top choice for anyone seeking to upgrade their vehicle's lighting. Whether you aim to improve safety on the road or add a personal touch to your truck, tailgate light bars and side running lights are a worthy investment.

By understanding the features and benefits of these products, you can make an informed decision and choose the best lighting solutions for your truck, ensuring a blend of safety, functionality, and style.