Patent Number: 6,250,785

Title: Light tube running board lighting

Abstract: A vehicle light assembly is provided having a light source emitting light into a light pipe or tube extending along a portion of a vehicle. The light pipe casts light directly and uniformly upon a ground surface beneath a vehicle and/or a stepping surface of a running board, if such a running board is installed upon the vehicle, without directing excessive glare or light into the eyes of the user.

Inventors: Mallia; Lino (Harrison Township, MI), Chevalier; Donald P. (Armada, MI), Boynton; Stuart (Grosse Pointe, MI)

Assignee: Algonquin Industries International, Inc.

International Classification: B60R 3/00 (20060101); B60Q 001/24 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018