Transporter for Sleeper Cab

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by Doughboy18, Mar 27, 2020.

  1. Doughboy18

    Doughboy18 Light Load Member

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    in the process of purchasing a sleeper. With all that is going on, I don’t want to get on a plane to drive it back. Also the area I’m going in IL is not really close to any airports

    So I’m looking for some advice where I can get transporter ( drive or tow).

    I contacted a few companies but wanted to see if anyone can offer some help before I pull the trigger with one of them.
     
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  2. FLtoOKBound

    FLtoOKBound Road Train Member

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    why not just rent a car for the drive then?
     
  3. Doughboy18

    Doughboy18 Light Load Member

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    Hmm never thought about that. But I figure. What I would lose in not working for 2 days for transporting the truck, I could pay someone else to do so
     
  4. Doughboy18

    Doughboy18 Light Load Member

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    Anybody out of work would like to make some quick money transporting
     
  5. tnevin225

    tnevin225 Road Train Member

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    Thats what I was thinking to, only problem is insurance.
     
  6. Ridgeline

    Ridgeline Road Train Member

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    How do you drive a sleeper?
     
  7. moonshine powered

    moonshine powered Bobtail Member

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    I don't think I'd trust anyone to go pick it up for me. I would go with the option of renting a car and picking it up myself.
     
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  8. Old Man

    Old Man Road Train Member

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    one way car rental can be expensive, not too far, just hire a wrecker.
     
  9. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

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    And we have another one that will be blaming everyone but himself when he goes out of business because he refuses to treat this as a business.....

    This is a CMV, not a used f-150 It takes a lot more than "would someone drive my untested, undriven, uninspected truck" to survive out there. Here's a hint. Invest the time/money to do it right and you will have an actual chance of keeping your business before loosing everything.
     
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  10. Old Man

    Old Man Road Train Member

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    No need to see how many codes it throws on the way home.
     
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