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.
Which truck is best for hotshot hauling?
- 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 size truck do you need to hot shot?
What size truck and trailer do I need? A truck equivalent to a Ford F250 is about the minimum, and most operators have trucks equivalent to a Ford F450/550 Super Duty for towing. The trailer should be suitable for the types of loads you plan to carry.
What trucks do hotshot use?
Some of the most common types are the Chevrolet Silverado 3500, the GMC Sierra 3500, the Ford F-350, and the Ram 3500. Put simply, these are your basic heavy-duty consumer pickup trucks. They’re commonly used by contractors and last-mile delivery drivers, but you can also use them for hot shot logistics.