If you own a truck, this could be a great way to earn extra money.

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Buddytruk is a great way To Earn Extra Money

BuddyTruk is a website that will help you get your stuff moved at a minimal cost, without being forced to resort to expensive moving companies. They provide a surprising amount of protection for your goods at a very reasonable cost, so if you’re living in a city where they’re available it’s worth taking a look into it in order to get the most out of your money.  And if you own a truck, it’s a great way to earn extra money.  If you live in an area that has enough moving, then you could use this as a legit way to get your truck to do some side hustling.

How it Works

Take a picture of the thing or things you want moved and send it in, and they’ll contact you with someone local. The person arrives with their truck and the usual moving equipment, and the two of you move the stuff to your desired location.

The fees are pretty reasonable, especially for in-town moving. They charge $1 per mile and $1 per minute, so it’s probably in your best interest to help the driver moving things. There’s a $2 fee for cargo safety, and the minimum is $29.

Not bad for a short distance haul.

Is it Safe?

Hooking up with a random person and moving your valuable possessions might seem like a recipe for disaster, but truthfully those who work with Buddytruk are well vetted and equipped for the task.

They thoroughly vet their drivers beforehand with both background checks and a DMV check which helps to ensure you don’t end up with someone sketchy, reckless on the road, or both. A two way rating system also helps to make sure you don’t end up with someone who’s rude or wastes a lot of time to earn a couple of extra dollars.

At least not without knowing what you’re getting into beforehand, but you’ll want to be on your best behavior too if you intend to use the service regularly.

Everyone involved is thoroughly insured as well, with a $1,000,000 liability insurance that will keep you protected in the event that something happens to you or the cargo. The vehicles are inspected before they allow them to work for the company.

Overall, it’s a great service, although a moving company might be cheaper if you’re planning on going long distances.

Driving with Buddytruk – Side Hustle Saga

If you own a truck, you might be interested in making some money on the side doing this as well.

The process is pretty easy overall, and as long as you have a truck and some moving equipment you can get started, provided that you pass their background checks. You’ll also be asked to fill out a questionnaire about your truck to help assess whether it’s in good enough condition to be used for pick-ups and deliveries.

You’ll receive 60% of the fee for every pick-up you perform, as well as 100% of the tips.

The insurance carried by Buddtruk itself extends only to the cargo, you and anyone else in the truck will be covered by your own insurance so keep that in mind before you offer anyone else a ride to their drop-off destination.

Overall, you can make about $40 in an hour using the service, which isn’t a half-bad way to earn some money on the side.

Conclusion: Winners All Around

The service is actually one of the better of the new generation of service apps that seem to be popping up all the time. The costs are surprisingly low, and if you’re careful about what you’re moving you can get it done with a minimal fee and within a short time.

It also works out well for the drivers, who receive quite a bit of the money and all of the tips, making it an overall pleasant situation for everyone involved.

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