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Number: 362/37
Name: Illumination > Vehicle steering mechanism or element moves pivoted lamp or lamp support
Description: Subject matter comprising means to change the direction of movement of a transporting device, or a movable element of such means, and a tiltable or rotatable lamp or lamp support wherein motion imparted to the direction changing means or to the element thereof to change the direction of movement of the transporting device is also used concurrently to tilt and rotate the lamp or lamp support.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
362/40 Manual or steering mechanism control of pivoted lamp 33
362/39 Pivoted lamps having plural unlike motions controlled additionally by manual movement 11
362/43 Plural lamps concurrently moved 26
362/41 Plural lamps, one only moves in turn direction 17
362/53 Steering post, arm or rod controlled 9
362/55 Stub shaft, stub shaft arm or attachment element controlled 6
362/38 Through fluid pressure control 7
362/57 Tie rod element controlled 4
362/42 Tire, wheel or brake backing plate movement turns lamp 15

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8635010 Navigation system with accessory control mechanism and method of operation thereof Jan. 21, 2014
8511872 Predictive adaptive front lighting for a motor vehicle Aug. 20, 2013
8380391 Bank angle detecting device and headlight device for motorcycle Feb. 19, 2013
8337061 Illuminating device for vehicles Dec. 25, 2012
8135514 Automotive systems and methods of operating vehicles Mar. 13, 2012
8007119 Lamp system and lamp deflection control method Aug. 30, 2011
7860627 Automatic optical axis direction adjusting apparatus for vehicles Dec. 28, 2010
7791459 Vehicle light control system Sep. 7, 2010
7784955 Apparatus for aiming LED headlamp Aug. 31, 2010
7611266 Single path road geometry predictive adaptive front lighting algorithm using vehicle positioning and map data Nov. 3, 2009
7568822 Predictive adaptive front lighting algorithm for branching road geometry Aug. 4, 2009
7503677 Headlight control apparatus and method for vehicle Mar. 17, 2009
7500769 Head light device for vehicle Mar. 10, 2009
7429120 Headlight swivel control apparatus Sep. 30, 2008
7364331 Vehicle lamp Apr. 29, 2008
7252417 Bending light and dipped beam headlamp for a motor vehicle Aug. 7, 2007
7239951 Apparatus for automatically adjusting direction of light axis of vehicle headlight Jul. 3, 2007
7234849 Vehicle lighting apparatus Jun. 26, 2007
7165858 Headlamp apparatus for vehicle Jan. 23, 2007
7131741 Automatic beam-axis adjustment system for vehicular headlights Nov. 7, 2006
7118237 Apparatus for automatically adjusting direction of light axis of vehicle headlight Oct. 10, 2006
7118238 Apparatus for automatically adjusting direction of light axis of vehicle headlight Oct. 10, 2006
7104664 Apparatus for automatically adjusting direction of light axis of vehicle headlight Sep. 12, 2006
7106185 Interior light bar Sep. 12, 2006
7073928 Vehicle headlight Jul. 11, 2006
6984060 Vehicle headlamp apparatus and method of setting optical axis position Jan. 10, 2006
6908207 Apparatus for a motor vehicle, for lighting bends negotiated by the vehicle Jun. 21, 2005
6886957 Lighting system for vehicle May. 3, 2005
6767119 Direction adjustable device for an automobile with a steering linkage Jul. 27, 2004
6767118 Device and method for adjusting the direction of light emitted from a motor vehicle headlight Jul. 27, 2004
6752508 Headlamp system for vehicle Jun. 22, 2004
6726349 Vehicle lighting apparatus Apr. 27, 2004
6688760 Lamp body control system Feb. 10, 2004
6671640 Automatic optical-axis adjusting device for automatically adjusting directions of optical axes of front lights with respect to steering angle of steering wheel Dec. 30, 2003
6652110 Vehicle lighting apparatus Nov. 25, 2003
6626563 Automatic optical-axis adjusting device for automatically adjusting optical axes of front lights of vehicle with reduced number of signals Sep. 30, 2003
6619809 Orientation-adjusting device for vehicle head light Sep. 16, 2003
6618323 Optical axis adjusting device for vehicle headlamp Sep. 9, 2003
6558014 Illustration illuminator May. 6, 2003
6547429 Bi-functional tilted axis reflector headlamp Apr. 15, 2003
6547425 Automatic headlight aiming device for vehicles Apr. 15, 2003
6459387 Vehicle lighting apparatus Oct. 1, 2002
6343869 Light unit for vehicle Feb. 5, 2002
6309082 Automatic turning head light structure Oct. 30, 2001
6302553 Radiating direction control unit of lighting device for vehicle use Oct. 16, 2001
6293686 Lighting device for vehicles Sep. 25, 2001
6220735 Aiming and leveling mechanism for a vehicle head lamp Apr. 24, 2001
6193398 System for automatically adjusting optical axis direction of vehicle headlight Feb. 27, 2001
6176590 Motor vehicle lighting system having at least two bend lighting driving lights Jan. 23, 2001
6049749 Lighting device for a vehicle Apr. 11, 2000

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