See our wide range of inventory of used rough terrain forklifts for sale. Rough terrain forklifts are all-purpose machines used to perform many common construction tasks. These forklift vehicles can carry heavy loads of gear and materials, as well as climb steep hills and muddy terrain. However, rough terrain forklifts can be a big investment, so buying a used all-terrain forklift can save you money. United Rentals has a large inventory of off-road forklifts from brands such as Komatsu, JCB, Caterpillar and Case. All of our rough terrain forklifts are ready to work hard.
FAQs About Rough Terrain Forklifts for Sale
How do rough terrain forklifts work?
- Rough terrain forklifts are designed for working outside on construction sites, where the ground is rough and hilly. The wheels on rough terrain forklifts are equipped with special treads that help the vehicle to drive over rough ground, mud and obstacles like rocks. These all-terrain forklifts are equipped with large drive wheels rather than the small front forks of a standard forklift. These rough terrain forklifts are ideally suited to drive in rough and mountainous surroundings. These all-terrain forklifts can handle rough and steep ground in any weather, including rain or snow.
What licenses do I need to operate a rough terrain forklift?
- A standard driver's license and equipment operator certification are required to operate a rough terrain forklift. Many rough terrain forklift operators receive special certification through training courses that include forklift operator safety and rough terrain forklift defensive driving. Browse local or online rough terrain forklift training at United Academy.
Do rough terrain forklifts require a lot of maintenance?
- Rough terrain forklifts do require regular maintenance. The vehicle's brakes and gears must be inspected frequently for wear and damage, just as you would with any other piece of equipment. Inspections should be conducted at least once per month. The rough terrain forklift's power take-off system should be checked daily to ensure the tractor is providing maximum horsepower and efficiency. At United Rentals, our rough terrain forklifts are all fully inspected before purchase so you can start working at your site right away.