If you have a CDL, you can haul over that 26,000 GVWR limit. But let us take this a step further. If you use a 2500 truck with a GVWR of 10,000 lbs and a tandem axle single wheel with 14,000 lbs GVWR, then the combination is rated and licensed for 24,000 lbs.
What size truck do I need to hotshot?
Hot shot loads typically require the use of a one-ton pickup truck, such as the Ford Super-Duty F-350 or Ram 3500. Hot shot loads can put a tremendous amount of stress on smaller pickups, which causes more wear and tear overtime.
What type of truck is best for hotshot trucking?
- The Chevy Silverado – 2500/3500 Heavy Duty.
- Ram 2500/2500 Big Horn.
- The GMC Sierra 2500 Denali Heavy Duty.
- Ford F450/550.
- Ford Superduty Commercial F-250 XL, F 350 XLT, F450 Lariat.
What is Max weight for hotshot?
Freight Capacity Restrictions: Hotshot trailers usually max out at 40 feet in length, which means they are limited in the weight they can legally carry – 16,500 lbs.