Truck Steps and Truck Side Steps are On Sale and Ship Free. If you're not crazy about adding a long piece of metal down the side of your truck, but still would like a bit of a boost up into your truck cab, a side step may be just what you need. Truck steps add the function of a full nerf bar or running board but take up very little space, only what you need and no more. Some side steps are spring-loaded so they hide away when not in use. Truck steps are quite stylish, look very strong and can add a touch of modern style to the sides of the trucks they're installed on. Of course functionality is the most important issue and all of these truck side steps are top-quality and tested-tough.