Truck Piggybacking Never Gets Old

Upon meeting a... convoy such as the one above out there on the road, many would be temped to believe they are witnessing some sort of a special event. No, this is no illegal practice. Nor is it some sort of marketing stunt. Instead, this is simply one of the more unusual forms of piggyback transportation.
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Trucks have been delivered to dealers or customers in this form for decades and, apparently, the method never gets old. Skipping more advanced, but also more complicated methods of transportation, piggybacking follows the “why fix it if it ain’t broken?” principle.

As far as the legal side is concerned, the group of trucks must not exceed certain weight and length values, which are also connected to what the driver is entitled to operate. Nonetheless, the arrangements seen on US roads don’t usually exceed four vehicles, including that up front.

The image above shows the “passive” trucks with their front wheels removed, but it all depends on the mounting system - there are versions which allow the front wheels to be left in place.

You may have noticed junior there at the back. The pickup truck riding on the last truck, which in this case appears to be a GMC Sonoma, or a Chevrolet S-10, is there to allow the driver to return home or move on to the following task.
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