Everyone who owns a pickup has needed to haul something in it at least once, even if it was helping a friend move -- and you know that they're going to ask if they know you own a pickup! So what are the best ways to protect what you've got in the pickup bed as you're driving down the road?
Use a tarp of appropriate size. If it's too small, it won't adequately protect your load. If it's too large, it will be difficult to secure it properly.