This SAE Standard provides test procedures, requirements, and guidelines for tail lamps intended for use on vehicles 2032 mm or more in overall width. Tail lamps conforming to the requirements of this document may also be used on vehicles less than 2032 mm in overall width.
Moved SAE J387 to referenced documents from related documents
Moved SAE J1889 to referenced documents from related documents, and corrected title
Corrected Reference to Federal Highway Administration to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Corrected TMC Address
Changed definition to be consistent with SAE J387
Replaced 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 Definitions for Stop, Turn and Clearance lamps with the following statement “The terminology contained in SAE J387 shall apply to this standard.” This is consistent with other SAE standards.
Added the following statement to photometry test to advise document users on the use of SAE J1889 “The test methods and procedures of SAE J1889 shall also be applied if LED light sources are present in the lamp.
Replaced Table 1 with Figure 1 as requested by Lighting Advisory Group, and changed all related references to Table 1 with Figure 1
Changed current Figures 1 and 2 to 2 and 3 respectively