Vehicle Details
Inspection Date/Time

Type of vehicle

Vehicle Registration Number

Rego. expiry date


Next service due (km)

Inspected by (Employee Name)

Walk around vehicle check

Check tyres including spare (pressure, tread)

Check windscreen and lights for damage

Check for any oil, water or coolant on ground

Vehicle cleanliness adequate

Under bonnet check

Check for vehicle body damage

Check engine oil level

Check coolant level

Check fan belt

Check other fluid levels (transmitter, water)

Check battery level and fastening

Is there a charged satellite phone in the car?

Cabin and Boot Check

Spare wheel, jack, handle and wheel brace

Check fuel and instruments with engine running

Check lights and indicators are functioning

Check for drinking water (at least 5L remote areas)

Check 2-way radio (if installed)

Internal cleanliness adequate

First aid kit present and in date

Fire extinguisher - 9L water (fire season) and 1.5kg powder

Mobile or satellite phone operational

PPE (e.g. hat, sunscreen etc)

GPS with spare batteries

Map of area or pastoral station atlas

Checks while operating vehicle

Brakes Ok?

Steering Ok?

Vehicle drives and travels Ok?

Warning devices working (lights, horn)

Issues or faults that should be noted and may require attention:

Notes when applicable:

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.