Trucks With Custom Sleepers

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Robin F.'s Comment
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do you know where to buy trucks with custom sleepers 100" to 144" or just custom sleepers. If you know of anything that would be great! Thanks

Rick S.'s Comment
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Legacy Sleepers , is probably the most well known of the extended sleeper manufacturers.

Few things to be aware of though. 1 - They are UBER-EXEPENSIVE, even USED - in the +$250K range. 2 - They are MUCH HEAVIER than your standard tractor - which means: LESS CARGO. 3 - They have a much LONGER WHEELBASE - which means" difficult to maneuver in tight places.

Most companies that you will "lease on to" - usually have a maximum tractor weight and wheelbase requirement. Extended Sleeper Tractors are typically seen in the Overweight/Length/Specialized Haul segment f the industry - because they don't care about weight and wheelbase, and typically have to stop at night with "specially permitted loads" - because of daylight restrictions on many of these loads. So these guys WANT to have a "RV-Type" sleeper - they have a LOT OF DOWN TIME, even on loads.

The other industry you'll see these in, is the "hot-shot/expedite" segment - though those are typically "straight trucks" with custom sleepers.

Rick

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Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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