Join Date: Oct 2005
Bikes: Custom Winter, Challenge Seiran SL, Fuji Team Pro, Cattrike Road/Velokit, РOS hybrid
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For your purposes, a roll bar is overkill. For most trikes, the easiest thing to do is just mount a rack and then run some PVC pipe up the rack to attach the lights.
I wouldn't bother with lights for daytime riding. Comments motorists and others have led me to believe that even though I run a NR universal tail light, it only marginally improves visibility. On the other hand, a safety flag makes a huge difference. For night time riding, the light is absolutely essential. If you are riding in a lot of traffic, mounting the light up high as you are suggesting will make a big difference.