How Old is Your Work Vehicle?

In 2011 54% of respondents drove work vehicles that were 6 or more years old.

The downturn in the economy must have had an effect, because in 2014 64% of respondents drove work vehicles 6 or more years old.

The remodelers who took the survey drive older vehicles than any other trade; 71% have work vehicles that are 6 or more years old.

GCs that do new construction drive newer work vehicles than remodelers. It’s unclear whether that’s because they are doing better economically or because their vehicles wear out more quickly.

The work vehicles driven by handymen are about as old as the ones driven by GCs doing new construction.

The finish carpenters who responded to our survey drive newer work vehicles that the other trades in our sample.

More electricians drive work vehicles that are 10 or more years old than any trade that responded to our survey.

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