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Vehicle Inspections Slideshow

  1. 1. Vehicleinspections
  2. 2. Pre-trip inspectionrequirements Be satisfied that thevehicle is in safeoperating condition Review the last vehicleinspection report Sign the report (only if defects ordeficiencies were noted)
  3. 3. Pre-trip inspectionrequirements Service brakes Parking (hand) brake Steering mechanism Lighting devices andreflectors
  4. 4. Pre-trip inspectionrequirements Tires Horn Windshield wiper(s) Rear vision mirror(s) Coupling devices
  5. 5. Pre-trip inspectionrequirements Check emergency equipment:–fire extinguisher(s)–spare fusees–warning devices
  6. 6. Seven step pre-tripinspection method Vehicle overview Engine compartment Inside the cab Lights
  7. 7. Seven step pre-tripinspection method Walk-around inspection Signal lights Final brake systemcheck
  8. 8. On-the-road inspections Check cargo andload securingdevices within first50 miles of yourtrip
  9. 9. On-the-road inspections Driver change of duty status After driving for 3 hours After driving 150 miles – whicheveroccurs first
  10. 10. On-the-road inspections Do not apply to asealed vehicle thatyou may not open Do not apply if it isdifficult/impossible to inspect thecargo
  11. 11. Post-trip inspections A post-trip inspectionreport must becompleted at theend of a driver’sday of work on acommercial motorvehicle
  12. 12. Post-trip inspections Service brakes (including trailerbrake connections) Parking (hand) brake Steering mechanism Lighting devices andreflectors
  13. 13. Post-trip inspections Tires Horn Windshield wiper(s) Rear-vision mirror(s)
  14. 14. Post-trip inspections Coupling devices Wheels and rims Emergencyequipment
  15. 15. Post-trip inspections Identify vehicle List defects/deficiencies Note if no defects/deficiencies found Sign the report
  16. 16. Post-trip inspections All defects/deficiencies must berepaired before vehicle is operatedagain
  17. 17. Post-trip inspections Motor carrier must certifydefect/deficiency was corrected orno correction was necessary
  18. 18. Post-trip inspections Motor carrier must retain originalvehicle inspectionreport for at least3 months

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