FAQs – Bucket Truck Services – Equipment, Inc.

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Q: What are some of the requirements of using bucket trucks under OSHA guidelines?

A: When operating close to power lines, exact requirements must be followed at all times. Firstly, only employees that are qualified should be allowed to use them and overhead lines should always be properly grounded. Also, the requirements for keeping a specific distance while using this equipment must be followed exactly to ensure the safety for both the operator and anyone within the operating space.Before being used, the controls should be marked clearly and visible by the operator and also should have tests conducted daily to guarantee absolute safety for all involved. Any employee that plans to operate bucket trucks should wear the proper protective gear as well. This gear includes such things as safety goggles, work gloves, hard hats, and appropriate protection from potential falling objects. The operator/employee of the safety bucket should always have his feet planted at its floor and the distribution and load should be checked regularly to ensure that they fall within the appropriate safety guidelines. The brakes should also be set and all of the controls should never be operated without the permission of the employee. All of these safety precautions are to ensure that people within the operating area of the trucks and equipment are safe at all times.

Q: Is shipping included in the purchase price?

A: No, shipping is not included.

Q: Can you arrange shipping outside the US?

A: Yes, we can provide shipping to any international port of your choice.

Q: Do I have to pay taxes if I’m purchasing from out-of-state?

A: If you have your truck(s) shipped directly from BTS Equipment to any location outside of Michigan, we don’t collect state sales tax. You will pay your state sales tax when you register your truck(s) in your state.

Q: Do you have truck financing available?

A: Yes, please refer to our Financing page for our online application form. We have finance
personnel available to work with you to review all finance options to your needs.

Q: You don’t have the truck and/or equipment that I am looking for, can you help me find it?

A: If you don’t see what you are looking for, please let us know and we will search diligently to see what might be available for you. This might even include putting you in touch with another truck dealer in our network of contacts, if that will allow locating exactly what you want.

Q: Do you offer a warranty?

A: Yes, we offer a 90 day “drive train” warranty and a 3 year limited warranty on new BTS manufactured chipper bodies & hoists. Please talk to your BTS sales representative for more details.

Q: What testing do you do on the bucket, utility, and forestry trucks?

A: For all of the types of testing that we do, please refer to our Safety Inspection and Testing pages on our site for all of the details.

Q: Can I trade-in my current vehicle(s)?

A: Yes, we will trade for almost anything. Let our team of truck appraisers evaluate your potential trade-in.

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