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Truck Tarps

Truck Tarps

Tarps Plus has been making truck tarps that the trucking industry can depend on for decades. Truck companies need truck tarps that will last the long haul and we make sure that our tarps last a long time for this reason. Our truck tarps have high density weaving and double stitched grommets. The Tarps Plus brand truck tarps are equipped with a thick polylene laminate. The heavy duty truck tarp material enables high desity strength and at the same time keeping the tarp lightweight.

The Tarps Plus truck tarps inventory covers everything from from pick up trucks to dump truck tarp covers. Our commitment to quality has earned us the respect of the truckers nationwide. When truck load needs to be shipped and coverage is needed, our tarps deliver the long lasting protection that truckers need.

Truck Tarps Sold By The Case
Black truck tarps sold by the case with "D" rings for long usage by the case.
Truck Tarp Sold Individually
Buy a truck tarp individually with "D" rings for long usage by the case.
Trailer Tarps
Have your truck pull a trailer with one of our trailer tarps on it.
Steel Tarps
Professional truck steel tarps for hauling steel loads.
Dump Truck Tarps
High grade roll tarp dump truck tarp systems for holding in debris.
Need long lasting truck tarps? If you need light weight truck tarps you can always go to our brown tarps page but these tarps are for the serious user in mind. The trucking industry has high standards for these type of tarps. Our truck tarps are made with "D" rings that are triple stitched and are a favorite with our truck tarp customers. These tarps work well on flatbed trucks. The "D" rings are very important for flat bed tarps. The ring attachment help secure the tarp to areas that need attaching away from the tarp material. This is good to have when conventional grommets are not able to attch the material. The truck tarps are very heavy duty and if you need light weight truck tarps go to our blue or brown poly tarps page. When these type of materials are transported on a flatbed truck, it is very important to have the loads covered with very strong tarps.

These truck tarps are made for many types of trucks. Lumber tarps, like truck tarp covers are built with specific requirements that are needed for the proper applications. The stitching, thickness and D ring placement are very important. If you are looking for a tough truck tarp cover, you can not beat our truck tarps!

Safe Usage Of Truck Tarps

Truck driving can be a difficult and a hazardous job. It is important to take regular breaks and truck drivers will often have to stop overnight at truck stops. Truck drivers are expected to look after their cargo. In order to keep it secure and safe from the elements, it is important to use truck tarps.

Truck tarps can weigh up to 100 pounds each and a cargo load can often require three of these at any one time. This often means a driver has to climb up to secure the tarp and this can be very dangerous. This is why it is important to know how to fix tarps as safely as possible.

When securing a tarp make sure you keep hold of it. A lot of people keep hold of the ropes but these can come loose. You should spread your feet to maintain balance when securing the tarp. If you are driving with a team or a co driver, get them to help you. Heavy lifting can put a lot of strain on your body, especially if you are traveling for long distances. Truckers know to make sure the tarp is laid out on a flat area and check carefully for holes or you could damage the cargo.

When choosing a tarp you should see if you are using an automatic or manual system. Automatic tarp systems are heavier because they do not require people to lift them. Make sure you know what you are transporting in order to get the appropriate material to cover it. The fabric of the truck tarp can be affected by humidity and UV light so it is vital to check carefully before setting off. You can usually have tarps made to meet your requested specifications. While cost is a factor it is vital that you get the right truck tarps for the job.

Essentials For Regular (Non Dump Truck) Truck Tarps
  • The truck tarps are equipped with D rings.
  • High abrasion polyethylene tarps.
  • 100% waterproof coverage
  • Double stitching around the tarp's edging
  • Solid brass grommets along the perimeter of tarp
  • High denier material
  • Condensed weave count per square inch
  • U.V. (Ultra Violet) treatment on both sides of tarp
  • Heavy laminate to resist mildew
  • Heavy duty nylon web loops holding D rings in place

    Our history began with truck tarps. The humble beginnings of Tarps Plus was a family owned business that specialized in canvas truck tarps for the trucking and train industry. Since the late 1950s our small truck tarp business has turned into a great American story. Our tarps range from trucks tarps to any type of tarp that you can imagine. If you are a trucker and need information, call us and we will be glad to help you get covered with one of our tarps.