Flatbed Trailer Rental in Durham, NC

These can be described as trailers with neither sides nor roof, forming a flat surface that is used to carry cargo. Most of them are usually 53ft long, and others are modified in order to accommodate more loads. If you are looking for an appropriate trailer for your heavy-hauling needs, a flatbed trailer could be just what you need. And with COOP, you can rent a flatbed trailer large enough to haul everything you need.

Common Flatbed Trailer Features

  • Length: 53 feet
  • E-Track, other load-securing systems
  • Removable stakes and hydraulic lift gates for easy loading and unloading
  • Available air-ride suspension helps reduce cargo damage
  • Automatic transmission and power steering for easy driving
  • Many CARB compliant
  • Air-conditioned, AM/FM radio with CD
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

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Available Flatbed Trailer Types

Here are some possible variations of Flatbed Trailer rentals in Durham

Step Deck Trailers

Step-deck trailers are also known as drop deck trailers. The name comes from the two decks they have, the top decks which lower to a bottom one. The top deck is shorter than the longer one which has a maximum length of 37ft while its maximum length is 11ft. Step-deck trailers can carry loads with a maximum weight of 48,000lb with a maximum legal height of 10ft at the bottom deck. They also have maximum widths of 8.6ft.

Double Drops

Double drops can carry loads that exceed the standard legal maximum height of 10ft. They have a well that connects the front and the back deck of the trailer. The well usually has a length varying from 25ft to 29ft. The measurements of the front, well, and back deck of the trailer varies in terms of the length, width, and height of the freight they carry. The well can carry a maximum freight weight of 42,000lb with a legal height of up to 11.6ft.

Extendable Double Drop Trailers

With a maximum freight weight of 40,000lb, extendable double drops can be used for a variety of transportation uses. The maximum legal length of extendable double drops is 50ft, with up to 8.5ft in width. Also, the maximum height of freight they can carry is 11.6ft and for extra loads, they come with additional two or three trailers.

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Truck Brands

COOP offers multiple brands of rentals in Durham, check below for some potential brands for rent depending on availability.

Utility Trailers

Utility flatbed trailers are both lightweight and high quality. In addition, the company has stressed on producing trucks and trailers that are customizable and this offers flexibility for different businesses. Apart from flatbed trailers, Utility trailers have also manufactured other transportation equipment.


Wabash is yet another favorite trailer manufacturing company. It focuses on ensuring important factors such as quality, efficiency, and reliability in not only their trailers but also the other vehicles they manufacture. Wabash flatbed trailers are highly durable and made to perform a variety of tasks.

Flatbed Trailer Uses

The truck rented on COOP can be used for any of your business needs. Here are some examples of the types of uses for Flatbed Trailers rented on COOP.


Due to the nature of flatbeds, they are used in the landscaping industry. Flatbed trailers can be used to carry whole trees, mowers, and other huge equipment used in landscaping. Also, while a lot of items used in the landscaping industry are heavy-duty, flatbeds come in different configurations which make it easy to hauls this equipment efficiently.

Long Hauls

Flatbed trailers are also a convenient way of hauling loads over long distances. They have a high endurance which enables them to transport loads over long hours. Depending on the type of flatbed trailer, they can a wide variety of loads over any distance.

Tall Freight Haulage

Another primary use of flatbed trailers is tall freight haulage. Flatbeds do not have sides or a roof and that is why they are the best for hauling items that are taller than standard freight. They have the right features to enable them to carry really tall freight without violating any road safety rules and regulations.

Construction Machinery

Flatbed trailers are also used for hauling construction equipment that is oddly shaped or any items that cannot be hauled by normal enclosed trailers and trucks. They are sturdy enough to carry such items without compromising the performance or even the safety of the driver and that of other motorists.

Durham, NC Businesses Using Flatbed Trailers

Landscaping businesses heavily rely on flatbed trailers for most of their transportation needs. This is mainly because they are diversified and offer the best hauling solutions since most of the equipment and materials used are large and heavy. Such businesses can rent with COOP and enjoy the convenience and affordability it has to offer.


Where can I rent a flatbed trailer?

You can rent your preferred flatbed trailer with COOP. The platform has a wide array of flatbed trailers that businesses like yours can rent.

How much does renting a flatbed trailer cost?

The rate of renting a flatbed trailer with COOP starts from $21 per day.

Can I use a rental flatbed trailer for my transport business in Durham?

Definitely! Rent a flatbed trailer of your choice with COOP and boldly use it for your transportation business.

Rent Flatbed Trailers in Durham with COOP

Step 1

Create a free account with COOP. You will need to be approved based on insurance requirements and operating authority standards.

Step 2

From the available truck options, make your selection then send a request. After the request is made your truck will be reserved for you and you will have to wait for the owner to accept it.

Step 3

Submit a reservation request for the truck of your choice. You will then receive a confirmation containing all the pickup information you need. Payment will be made at pickup via credit card.

When you pick up the truck, it is important to take pictures. This will protect you in case the owner assumes you caused any damage in return.

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