Straight Truck

A straight tuck is truck that has a frame, body, and engine connected to the same chassis.  Straight trucks typically have just two axles; a drive axle in the rear and a steering axle in the front. They can range is size from about 15’ in length up to a maximum of 40’. Straight trucks for moving utilize the same chassis as a standard school bus, they just get different bodies attached. The largest available straight trucks will hold just about half of a tractor trailer or about 12,000 lbs. (a 3-bedroom home) In most cases, straight trucks are utilized for short-haul and local shipments. All of Arpin of RI’s straight trucks are air-ride meaning they ride more like a passenger car, not like a Mack truck.