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subbing out your truck

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by jlk696, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. jlk696

    jlk696 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    Does anybody put multiple trucks on the road but not actually operate any of them. I'm looking for some insight on what I may expect if I set up some trucks and sub them out to other companies.
     
  2. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    With or without a driver?
     
  3. jlk696

    jlk696 Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    More than likely without. I know that opens up the door to the equipment being abused because nothing parties like a rental.
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,935

    Sounds like an accident waiting to happen
     
  5. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Guess you need to decide if you want to be in the rental business. The headaches that can come with that are endless.
     
  6. horsepowerlawns

    horsepowerlawns Member
    Messages: 97

    I still have the Ranger I plowed with 2 years ago, but don't have a blade on it. I asked my insurance company about putting a blade back on it and having someone else drive it for me. She said I can do ot, but the new driver would need his driving record ran to see what it would cost.
    That was me owing the truck and subbing it out with a driver, I looked but never picked up another plow for it.
     
  7. Snow tracker

    Snow tracker Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    You will need to insure yourself as a rental company if you do not provide the driver.