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Rent With Doherty's. We've been around the block. Who We Are ?

Family owned and operated since 1947, Doherty's Truck Rental has been providing customers in the Bay Area a reliable source of rental cars, trucks and vans. We know that you are renting a truck from us for an event, project, outing or chore. We want to be the easiest part of that day. Please note that all pricing is the starting daily rate and does not include fuel, mileage, insurance and other usage fees. Renter Qualifications

  • Minimum Age 21
  • Age 21-24 Subject to Underage Surcharge (Excludes ALL Passenger Vans)
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Verified Proof of Insurance
  • Major Credit Card

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The Right Truck for your job

$19.99
/per day + $.99/mile
  • Pick up trucks are great for deliveries and to carry unusually sized items.
  • Seating capacity (with driver) : 3
  • Width at Tailgate: 4'10"
  • Bed Length: 8'
$29.99
/per day + $.79/mile
  • Cargo vans are ideal for small moving or home improvement jobs (like that run to Home Depot).
  • Inside height: 4'7", Height at door: 4"
  • Inside width: 4'4", Width at door: 4'5"
  • Inside Length: 9'3"
  • Seating capacity: 2
  • Outside vehicle height: 7'0"
$29.99
/per day + Starts at $.79/mile
  • Ideal to help move a college student into/out of their dorm
  • Up to 400 cu. ft. cargo space with 3,000 lb. cargo load capacity
  • Door Opening: 5'11" x 5'7" (W X H)
  • Seating Capacity: 2
  • Inside dimensions: 9'11" x 6'4" x 6'2" (LxWxH)
  • Deck height: 2'5"
  • No Loading Ramp
$39.99
/per day + Starts at $.79/mile
  • Low cab-over design for increased maneuverability and tighter turning, automatic transmission, power steering, and tilt steering wheel for easier driving.
  • Up to 800 cu. ft. cargo space with up to 3,400lb. cargo load capacity
  • Walk ramp, flat floor, slat interior for easy loading, securing and handling.
  • Seating capacity: 2
  • Clearance: 11'6"
  • Load Ramp: 2'3"
$69.99
/per day + Starts at $.79/mile
  • Low cab-over design for increased maneuverability and tighter turning, automatic transmission, power steering, and tilt steering wheel for easier driving.
  • Up to 800 cu. ft. cargo space with up to 3,400lb. cargo load capacity
  • Hydraulic lift gate, flat floor, slat interior for easy loading, securing and handling.
  • Seating capacity: 3
  • Clearance: 11'6"
  • Trucks with liftgates have a 1,600 lb. load capacity
$109.99
/per day + Starts at $.79/mile
  • Up to 1,300 cu. ft. cargo space with 12,000 lb. cargo load capacity
  • Seating capacity: 3
  • Clearance: 13'6"
  • Trucks with liftgates have a 2,500 lb. load capacity
  • Load Ramp: 2'4"
Starting at $79.99
/per day (Includes 150 free miles, $.35/mile after)
  • Mini-Vans are perfect for carting around the team, a day trip with the office, or a week long group excursion.
  • Seating capacity (with driver) : 7
  • Other qualifications: minimum age 25 for all drivers, proof of insurance from all drivers, commercial license may be required for non-profits and schools.
  • No underage renters on Mini-Vans. All other requirements apply.
Starting at $129.99
/per day (Includes 150 free miles, $.35/mile after)
  • Passenger Vans are perfect for carting around the team, a day trip with the office, or a week long group excursion.
  • Seating capacity (with driver):12 and 15
  • Other qualifications: minimum age 25 for all drivers, proof of insurance from all drivers, commercial license may be required for non-profits and schools.
  • No underage renters on Passenger Vans. All other requirements apply.
Starting at $29.99
/per day (Includes 150 free miles, $.35/mile after)
  • We partner with the local Rent-a-Wreck office
  • Great rates on used rental cars
  • Affordable and reliable

You've got questions? We've got answers. FAQS

Business operating hours are: (Seasonal/holiday changes may occur)
  • Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00

Doherty’s offers an after-hour key drop. If utilized, the vehicle must be left onsite and the key deposited into the locked box. Responsibility for the vehicle remains with the customer until the office opens for business the following morning.
All drivers MUST be over 21 years or age – NO EXCEPTIONS!
Drivers between 21 - 24 years of age are subject to a surcharge depending on type of vehicle requested or specific restrictions may apply to underage renters.
  • MUST meet age requirements
  • MUST have a VALID Drivers License
  • MUST have a VALID Credit Card.
    • Doherty’s accepts:
    • VISA
    • DISCOVER
    • MASTERCARD
    • AMERICAN EXPRESS
Renters are to return vehicles with the same fuel level as at the onset of the rental. The original fuel level will be noted on the Rental Agreement.
On a trucks return, fuel receipts MUST be provided for proof of purchase.
Doherty’s accepts and welcomes customers preferring to use their debit card with VISA or MASTERCARD logo inscribed.
Debit Cards MUST be in the renter’s name.
A minimum of $300 is required for a car rental along with two (2) Proof of Current Residency documents with information that matches their drivers license.
Examples of proof of residency:
  • CURRENT UTILITY BILL (WATER, ELECTRIC)
  • CURRENT CELLULAR TELEPHONE BILL
  • CURRENT HOME TELEPHONE BILL
  • CURRENT BANK STATEMENT
  • CURRENT CREDIT CARD STATEMENT
  • CURRENT AUTO/HOME INSURANCE INVOICE
This “hold” amount will be released within 3-5 business days, depending on your financial institution. You may check with your CC institution regarding how long it will take to release the “hold” on your funds.
When renting, ALL CUSTOMERS are informed of the following: “Your credit card/debit card is being authorized for $XX. Available funds on your credit card or bank account will be reduced by this amount. Actual charges to your credit card/debit card will be determined when you return the vehicle.
NO, credit cards WILL NOT cover a renter for a Doherty Truck Rental. This is because of the trucks weight and size restrictions. A customer should check with their individual credit card company prior to renting.
NO, Third Party Coverage is required for ALL vehicle/truck rentals up to minimum State of California limits. Customers have the choice of using their own verifiable and transferable liability coverage. If a customer does not have coverage they MUST purchase additional coverage offered through Doherty’s Rental.
In most cases it DOES NOT. It is important to check with your carrier prior to a rental. It is vital to note that even if your insurer does offer coverage, you MUST REIMBURSE Doherty’s Rental for the FULL amount of damage when you return the rental and deal with your insurance then contact your Insurance Provider for personal reimbursement.
YES, you are responsible for ALL damage including vandalism regardless of fault if you decline coverage.
YES, long term rentals are our specialty. Doherty’s Rental is happy to design a rental package that meets the varied needs of our customers.
YES, Doherty’s Rental offers 7, 12 and 15 Passenger Vans. We specialize in designing a rental package for your special event be it a Church group traveling to Mexico or a group of friends needing a larger vehicle for an outing.
Doherty’s Rentals is able to pick up customers from the El Cerrito Del Norte BART Station. We do not pick up customers from other locations.

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  • 10895 San Pablo Ave El Cerrito, CA 94530
  • Phone: 510-234-6025
  • Hours: M-F: 8am - 5:30pm,
    Sat 8am - 4pm,
    Sun 8am - 12pm