Piggyback Truck Transport Explained

Truck Piggybacking is safe and legal. Our Heavy Haulers piggyback trucking crews are the most experienced in the industry. We strive to provide the best shipping solutions to fit your needs. A common shipping solution to moving many trucks at once is piggyback trucking. Named for the nostalgic childhood action, this mode of transport is used more than you might think.

Two trucks piggybacked.
Piggybacking Truck Transport

Piggybacking trucks is cost-effective and resource-saving method of heavy truck transportation. Heavy Haulers has years of experience deploying this form of shipping. One of the great things about truck piggybacking is that a single driver and team can handle it. Once the trucks are secured, piggyback style, the driver or team will be on their way.

As with all forms of transport, piggybacking trucks has restrictions. Based on the length and weight, no more than four trucks can be piggybacked at one time. This applies to the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The crew mounts the trucks, with or without their front wheels, onto the back of the first rig. Fifth wheel, combination or frame saddles can be used to give grip to the mounted truck's front wheels.

Everything You Need to Know About Piggybacking Trucks

Heavy Haulers has over a decade of experience when it comes to piggybacking trucks. Our dedicated specialists have expanded from local and domestic transport to shipping overseas. We pride ourselves on finding the best shipping solutions to fit your needs. That includes utilizing truck piggybacking when you need it.

Our logistics team will also handle route planning, scheduling, and permits. We take care of each detail so you can have a confident and quality truck piggybacking transport. As the experts in heavy haul, we provide the best solutions for your shipping needs. Call now and let's get started! (800) 908-6206

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Here's How to Do Piggyback Truck Transport

Piggyback truck transport is when a semi truck carries one or more trucks on its back. The driver mounts the front of one semi truck to the back of another. This type of transport allows up to four trucks to be "piggybacked" on the original vehicle. It creates a chain of semi trucks for a cost effective shipping solution.

Common Trailer Types Available from Heavy Haulers

Heavy Haulers specializes in hauling heavy loads such as construction equipment, oil field rigging and Super Loads. We are wideload experts! We offer an extensive range of trailer choices, including:

Is Piggybacking Truck Transport Your Best Shipping Solution?

A Heavy Haulers specialist will speak to you about the number of trucks in your transport. Piggyback trucking is often used for new truck transport. There are also other times it may be beneficial. When you speak to a logistics agent, they'll be able to determine if this is the best shipping method.

Speaking with a representative is the best way to get your free shipping estimate. They'll be able to calculate accurate costs based on your needs. We care about the quality of transport, so we'll do our best to find you the best prices for shipping. Call now and let's get started! (800) 908-6206


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Your Piggybacking Truck Shipping Begins at Heavy Haulers

One of the great things about piggybacked trucking is that it's cost effective. Shipping many trucks on individual trailers will take more time and money. By piggybacking trucks, you save the need for multiple drivers and teams. It's all done in an easy, affordable way. It's time to get started. Call now! (800) 908-6206

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