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How to Clean Moldy Truck Tarps – Step By Step Guide

Today’s modern truck tarps are made with mold-resistant vinyl and poly materials that stand up pretty well to moisture and mold spores. And although winding up with a tarp-covered in a mold is rare, mold growth can still occur from time to time. Any moldy truck tarps should be dealt with as quickly as possible […]


Pros and Cons of Tarped Loads for Flatbed Truck Drivers

Driving down the interstate you will notice trucks of all shapes and sizes carrying cargo. You’ll see dump trucks carrying stone or gravel, semi-tractors hauling fully enclosed trailers, and flatbeds carrying loads covered with tarps. Tarped loads are diverse as well. So what determines what type of load a driver will accept? Company drivers do […]


Do Truck Tarps Really Save Gas?

A test done in the late 1990s to determine if gas was being wasted by open pickup truck beds resulted in the conclusion that adding a tarp or tonneau cover could significantly reduce drag and increase gas mileage. That study was seized upon by cover makers who suddenly found an entire market of customers willing […]