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How To Choose A Car Hauler

How to choose a car hauler

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Deciding your truck and trailer combination can be tough for beginning car haulers. Should you choose a tractor and double-decker trailer? Do you get a Ford F450 and a wedge? These questions require a lot of thought. For the first time hauler, it is hard to make a decision.

Decide what trailer size to buy

Source: SuperDispatch

Best trailers for different kinds of car hauling

  • New cars are a high volume market and require larger trailers manned by experienced haulers.
  • The exotic car hauling market prefers enclosed trailers for extra protection.
  • Personal Vehicles shipping requires residential delivery so smaller trailers (attached to trucks instead of tractors) are more commonly used.
  • Tractors have fifth wheel steering and air brakes and thus can only be driven by CDL licensed commercial drivers.
  • Airport vehicle moves are some of the highest volume section of the industry, which requires large trailers (7-11 car haulers.)
  • Inoperable cars usually require forklifts to be moved, and can not be easily put on large double decker trailers.

Source: Super Dispatch

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