US 9,809,172 B2
Modular rail and step system
John Matthew Stanesic, Dacula, GA (US); William Franklin Bibb, VI, Buford, GA (US); Brian T. Johnson, Lawrenceville, GA (US); and John A. Wargo, Atlanta, GA (US)
Assigned to Lund, Inc., Buford, GA (US)
Filed by Lund, Inc., Buford, GA (US)
Filed on Oct. 5, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/875,003.
Application 14/875,003 is a continuation of application No. 14/039,859, filed on Sep. 27, 2013, granted, now 9,156,406.
Prior Publication US 2016/0193964 A1, Jul. 7, 2016
Int. Cl. B60R 3/00 (2006.01); G06T 1/60 (2006.01); G06T 1/20 (2006.01); H04N 19/91 (2014.01); H04N 19/433 (2014.01); H04N 19/436 (2014.01); H04N 19/40 (2014.01)
CPC B60R 3/007 (2013.01) [G06T 1/20 (2013.01); G06T 1/60 (2013.01); H04N 19/40 (2014.11); H04N 19/433 (2014.11); H04N 19/436 (2014.11); H04N 19/91 (2014.11)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A modular side rail for a vehicle, the modular side rail comprising:
a side rail main body extending between a first end and a second end and having a top surface, a bottom surface, an outer surface, and an inner surface, the side rail main body configured to extend at least partially along a length of the vehicle;
a plurality of mounting brackets configured for mounting the side rail main body to the vehicle; and
a plurality of removable steps, wherein each of the plurality of removable steps is configured to removably attach to a bottom surface of the side rail main body;
wherein each of the plurality of removable steps comprises an upward facing slot configured to receive a removable fastener; and
wherein the bottom surface of the side rail main body comprises a pair of attachment slots, wherein the pair of attachment slots are generally transverse to the upward facing slot.