As well as being a regulatory requirement, proper vehicle inspections can go a long way in ensuring your vehicle, safe and efficient operation. Vehicle inspections can help in finding mechanical problems before they cause a breakdown or accident. This can help in avoiding costly on the road repairs as well as delays in deliveries.
This unit must teach the driver-trainees to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections as specified in 392.7 and 396.11, including appropriate inspection locations. Instruction must also be provided on enroute vehicle inspections.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Conduct an accurate and efficient pre-trip inspection
- Explain when an on-the-road inspection is required and how to complete one
- Complete a proper post-trip inspection
- Explain when a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) is required, and how to complete one