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Old 04-12-2011, 07:11 PM   #1
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Day cab as 5th Hauler

Just purchased a Voltage (42' 19,000 lbs) so we are looking at a semi, single axle day cab to move it around. We do not need another large SUV so why purchase a $30,000 dually, right. We have found a very clean 1999 Volvo day cab with low miles, new rubber. Most of our moves are short >2 hours. Anyone use a day cab to move their trailer.. All info will help..
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:38 PM   #2
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I applaud your decision to look for a real truck to pull the trailer. I think you might want to make sure you get a truck that's under 26k lbs. gvwr. That way you won't need a commercial driver's license (cdl) I think. Different states have different laws so you might want to check with your state. Be carefull tho, you can talk to different people at the dmv and get different answers. Lots of people use class 8 trucks to pull their trailers. But a bunch of them use sleeper cabs and put enough things into the sleepers to register them as an rv. I think in MN (my state) you can drive a truck under 26k lbs. on a regular class D license (same as everybody has to drive their cars) but you're limited to a 10k lb trailer. But if the trailer is licensed as a rv then there is no weight limit on the trailer. But there still is on the truck. There's also a site that has a bunch of info that might help you: Welcome to The HHRV Resource Guide

Good luck, I love big trucks.
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If you do not drive for hire, or profit from same, you are not required to possess a Commercial Drivers License. See: Commercial driver's license standards; requirements and penalties - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
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Howdy!

I would suggest to ask that question at the below listed link Escapees forum for HDT's. The folks there have a lot of knowledge in the area of HDT's

http://www.rvnetwork.com/index.php?showforum=32


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Good move Allan. You'll be pleased with your decision and I applaud you for getting a Volvo. They build a very good truck.
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