Driver documents

Driver has license a valid class A license?

Does driver have any license restrictions and if so does he meet requirements?

Driver Pre-Trip Inspection

Driver uses 3- pt stance when entering the cab?

Driver completes a thorough inspection of brakes, tires, lights, engine compartment, etc.?

Driver properly fills out DVIR?

General driving habits

Consistently alert and attentive?

Adjusts driving to meet changing conditions?

Performs routine functions while keeping eyes on the road?

Adjusts speed properly to road, weather and traffic conditions?

Slows down in advance for curves, intersections, etc.?

Yields right of way for safety?

Signals for lane changes and turns?

Maintains good lane control?

Understands how to calculate proper following distance?

Keeps a safe following distance at all times?

Uses defensive driving techniques?

Constantly checks mirrors and looks ahead for hazards?


Gets out and looks before backing?

Looks back as well as checks mirrors?

Signals before backing?

Shows sufficient skills during back?

Post trip inspection

Driver uses 3- pt stance when exiting the cab?

Driver completes thorough post trip inspection?

Driver completes DVIR?

Driver Assessor Results

Does driver have sufficient skills to safely operate the vehicle? (instructor)

I have reviewed the above information with the driver and have coached him in any areas he is deficient in.

Instructor comments

Driver Field
I have reviewed the above information and understand any areas where improvement is needed.

Driver comments

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.