Can I Get Loads With 16-20 Ft Utility Trailer?

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John G.'s Comment
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Hey all, I have a truck driving job hauling aggregate that i start May 19. However, I am always looking for extra hustles to make money.

I sort of need a utility trailer (centex 16') to haul my lawn equipment, atv's, etc. I was wondering if I could transport any small freight in this trailer for money if I joined a load board. Obviously my long term goal is to buy my own truck , but I can use this trailer (it costs about $3,500) around the house, but would like to find some extra ways to make money with it. If I have a free afternoon and can make an extra $200 by helping people move, I am a happy man.

I wouldn't complain about having it in my driveway, but I can mow lawns (I have all of the equipment) and can help people move (small moves, but stuff like fridges that wouldn't fit in a truck bed) with the trailer. I also have a tire business, so I can toss the tires in the trailer instead of heaving them into the truck.

Let me know if there are any ways I could monetize this as a part time thing. Thank you.

PackRat's Comment
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What about your Hours Of Service at the primary job?

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Just run an ad on craigslist and see what ya get..... No need for a load board, for doing a side hustle on your off days. Assuming your home daily/weekends with new job local work? $3500 huh lol sellin buds 16 ft trailer $2400 with heavy duty steel ramps and end gates, his welding friend made for it.... since it just sits here, told him get rid of the damn thing....

You could list Hauling/moving/gardening-landscaping whatever....

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