Day: January 9, 2019

Beacons for signals

The humans have evolved to communicate and this has been a major breakthrough in the evolution of mankind. Communication has allowed humans contact each other to warn or simply to convey a message. This is a key reason behind driving humans into civilized groups. In the present era, this communication is no more restricted to humans only. We, humans, have given this ability to our vehicles using lights. These lights are used to convey warnings, signals or any other message that needs to be conveyed to the other vehicle. The applications of these lights vary from vehicle to vehicle. Often the beacon is equipped with a siren. This is mostly for the case of jurisdiction official cars such as police or ambulance.

For vehicles such as police automobile or ambulances, the signals carried by these Narva beacons are according to the standard code and color that is understood by the general public. This is to ensure facilitation in the case of emergency on the road. On the other hand, there are some codes that are known to the members of the organization only. These codes of lights are used to convey messages to the other members of the organization only.

Emergency beacons

The usage of emergency beacons is restricted only to the case of emergencies. The emergency is usually in the form of clearing way on the road for an ambulance or police vehicle. The light is used to convey the signal of emergency situation to the other vehicles, to warn the incoming traffic or to stop a vehicle. The beacon is also used to give certain defined commands to the vehicles. Meanings of these signals are known to the general public. The usage of emergency beacon is highly restricted for the case of emergencies only. Some government officials are allowed usage of emergency beacons on private vehicles, but the area of their usage is highly restricted. Generally the pattern or color code of the beacon is that which is known to the general public. To make sure you know when you see one of these signals, take a look at following signals which are some of the common light signals you will see on the road.

Steady light

The steady burning light is intended to let the incoming traffic know about any emergency situation. This is mostly white light that is also used by the workers to work.

Rotating lights

The rotating lights are usually seem on police mobiles standing on the side of road. They contain a single bulb that revolves around a curved mirror so the overall effect is as a revolving light.

LED Lightening

The LED lightening are the most popularly used lightening these days. They are used for different purposes ranging from emergency situations to normal messages. Code 3 LED lights are usually preferred for their low cost of energy as well as their ability to be seen even in broad daylight. A single strip of LED can be programmed to display a number of light patterns.