How Long Is the Bed of a Flatbed Truck?

The size of a flatbed truck bed will depend on the make and model of the vehicle. The length of a typical flatbed truck bed ranges from 8 feet to 24 feet, with the most common sizes being 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 feet. There are also longer beds available for some models, such as 20 and 24-foot beds.

The width of the bed is usually around 6 and a half to 8 feet wide. If more space is needed, some manufacturers offer custom beds that can be up to 10 feet wide. The height of the bed will vary slightly depending on the manufacturer, but typically ranges from 18 inches to 4 feet.

Flatbed trucks come in all shapes and sizes for different applications. For example, some flatbed trucks are designed for hauling large loads such as lumber or construction materials. These trucks typically have larger beds that can hold more weight and are often longer in length than other types of flatbeds.

In addition to size differences between makes and models of flatbed trucks, there are also different types available. Standard flatbeds typically have an open top with no sides or railing while enclosed beds often feature side walls or railings that provide extra protection for the cargo being transported.


The length of a flatbed truck bed can range from 8 to 24 feet depending on the make and model of the vehicle. Widths range from 6 1/2 to 8 feet while heights vary from 18 inches to 4 feet.

There are also different types available such as standard open top models or enclosed models with side walls or railings for extra protection. When selecting a truck bed size it is important to consider what type of application it will be used for in order to get the right size for your needs.

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Karen Watkins