Depending on the commercially available sizes, a dump truck can carry anywhere between 13 and 25 tonnes of gravel. The maximum capacity of a ten-wheeler is 13 tonnes, while the heaviest flat-bed trucks can carry 25 tonnes of gravel.
There are a variety of truck sizes for various loads. For instance, a 12-wheeler can carry 16 tonnes of gravel. Both semi-end and high side-end dump trucks can transport 21 tonnes of gravel. The industrial belly dump truck has a maximum capacity of 23 tonnes of gravel, whereas transfer dump trucks and Super 16s have a maximum capacity of 24 tonnes.