How wide are pickup flatbeds?
A flatbed truck is usually 48 feet long, 8.5 feet wide, and with an 8.5 foot load height.
Why do people have flatbed trucks?
A flatbed truck is a large vehicle with a flat body and no sides or roof around the bed. Typically, these types of trucks are used to transport heavy loads that won’t be compromised in bad weather or on rough roads. Their unique bed design is ideal for loads that would be too wide for a truck with an enclosed body.
Why would you want a flat bed truck?
Flatbed trucks are made to handle immense loads. They can tackle heavy weights that might be too much for trailers or other vehicles. You can fit plenty onto it, which means fewer trips back and forth too. You’ll also have an easier time handling large oddly shaped loads.
Is flatbed easier than dry van?
Truth: Flatbed trailers are typically loaded and unloaded fewer times in a given period compared to dry vans, and the loading/unloading is usually faster. Most of the time, drivers don’t have to back to a dock since trailers are most often unloaded from the side.
How do I measure my truck for a flatbed?
Length: Measurement from cab to end of frame. Width: Measurement from outside of tire to outside of tire. CA: Measurement from cab to center of axle. Runner: Measurement from outside of frame to outside of frame at the rear of the frame.
What flat bed truck bodies are available?
CM offers the industry’s most rugged, durable and best-looking Flat Bed Truck Bodies, available in a wide variety of models and configurations. • SS Truck Bed • RD Truck Bed
Are there any authorized truck bed dealers in Texas?
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Can I customize my truck’s flatbed for my needs?
Whether you want to use your truck’s flatbed for residential or commercial use, the experienced professionals at Weatherford Truck Equipment can customize it for you. No matter what make or model of truck you own, we can design a custom flatbed that serves your needs. Call us today at 817-594-2299.
What is the best material for a truck bed?
Aluminum Flat Beds Easier to maintain, lighter and more flexible than steel, aluminum is an excellent choice for durability and quality in rougher environments. • AL RS Truck Bed • AL RD Truck Bed • AL SK & AL SK Deluxe Truck Bed