It’s interesting that new truck owners often don’t see the immediate value in truck accessories. However, those who have owned them previously make buying a truck bed mat a top priority as soon as they sign the papers. This is because they have learned from experience. They likely didn’t see the value in them, either, when they bought their first truck. That is, until the bed became scratched and dented. Or later when trading it in, and the used car manager at the dealership pointed out every single blemish. A Truck Bed Mat IS a Necessity A truck bed mat is a lot more important than you may think. Every time you put something in the bed or remove it, you risk creating scratches. Even if you put items in very carefully, they are going to slide around every time you accelerate, brake, and turn. The only way to prevent damage is to provide protection. If you are leasing the vehicle, this applies to you as well. Some assume that they don’t need to protect the bed if they don’t own the vehicle, but they will be charged for all those scratches and dents when they turn the lease in. Mats are an inexpensive way to save yourself a lot of money.