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hourly costs

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by EARTHWORM, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. EARTHWORM

    EARTHWORM Active Member

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    what does it cost to operate a road tractor just the tractor?
     
  2. dzlnut

    dzlnut Well-Known Member

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    their is no general answer to that because their are to many factors
     
  3. thejdman04

    thejdman04 Senior Member

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    As said above way to many factors. Depending on what you are pulling, the terrain will dictate fuel usages. Fuel prices, operator wages, workmens comp etc will also vary greatly.
     
  4. Greg

    Greg Senior Member

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    Rather than cost per hour it may be wiser to look at cost per mile.
     
  5. dzlnut

    dzlnut Well-Known Member

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