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Types of Trailers Used For Commercial Vehicles

by Luis Jimenez Auto Transport And Manufacturing Business
Commercial car trailers are widely used to transport all types of new vehicles and sports cars from the manufacturer to car dealerships. Modern car trailers come with a number of unique features including built-in lighting, lightweight and compact design, hydraulic ramps, etc. They also offer a secure, fast, and jerk-less driving experience. 

Check out different types of carriers used for commercial vehicles. 

Types of commercial car carriers
Nowadays modern commercial car carrier trailers are in great demand in Texas. According to the manufacturers,  commercial car carriers are classified into 2 types. They include enclosed car trailers and open car trailers.

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Enclosed car trailers: Enclosed car carriers or trailers are about 20 feet long & they are quite expensive as compared to open car trailers. These trailers have sidewalls and a roof to protect the good from all types of outside elements like sunlight, rain, and storms while shipping. They also have built-in lighting and rubberized flooring for safe and secure transportation. 

Open car trailers: Open car trailers are generally hydraulic flatbed car carriers that are comparatively lightweight and less expensive. They are also subcategorized into 4 types including single open car carriers, 4 car carriers, 5 car carriers, and 6 car carriers.

Single open car carriers: Single car carriers are about 15 to 25 feet long & available up to 12000 GVWR. They are designed with durable frames, bevelled front corners, radial tires, and loading ramps. Single open car carriers are cost-effective and used to cover short distances. They are easy to operate and require low maintenance.

4 car carriers:
4 car carriers are hydraulic open car trailers that are specially designed to load 4 commercial vehicles. These trailers have hydraulic ramps with tandem duals that help in secure loading. Other specifications include 

  • Top loading capacity: 32'
  • Overall length: 53'
  • Bottom loading capacity: 36'
  • Bed width 102"
  • 25,000lb. GVWR
  • Trailer Weight: 12,000Lb.

5 car carriers:
Just like 4 car carriers, 5 car trailers are also hydraulic open carriers used for delivering 5 commercial vehicles at a time. They also have hydraulic ramps and tandem duals. Other specifications are 

  • Top loading capacity: 32'
  • Overall length: 53'
  • Bottom loading capacity: 44'
  • Bed width 102"
  • 25,000lb. GVWR
  • Trailer Weight: 13,000Lb.

6 car carriers:
Last but not least, 6 car carriers are used to load 6 commercial vehicles at a time. They are also hydraulic car trailers having tandem duals. Other specifications are:

  • Top loading capacity: 48'
  • Bottom loading capacity: 42'
  • Trailer Weight: 14,000Lb.
  • Bed width: 102"
  • Overall Length: 50'

Modern car carriers make transportation easier and safe. If you are planning to purchase a new trailer, contact a reputable trailer manufacturer in Texas. They will help you choose the right trailer for your business. 



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