Q: What's the difference between a BACKRACK™ and a Safety Rack ?

Safety Rack:

  • Has welded wire mesh to provide full window protection.
  • Has wider carrying capacity above cab.
  • Each intersection of wire is welded to avoid rattling and provide strength.
  • Less flexibility to mount accessory light brackets than the Backrack™.
  • Is priced higher than the BACKRACK™.
  • Sits higher above the cab than the BACKRACK™.


  • Has two horizontal flat steel bars to protect the window.
  • Is easier to secure cargo to than Safety Rack.
  • Has less width for load carrying than Safety Rack.
  • Is generally cab height of truck for low profile look.
  • Opinion is that it looks more stylish than Safety Rack.
  • More receptive to Light Brackets than Safety Rack.
  • Priced lower than Safety Rack.