TRUCK/TRACTOR INSPECTION

  • Take a picture of the vehicle being inspected

  • Did the driver perform and document a pre-trip inspection?

  • Take a picture of the pre-trip performed

Batteries

  • Are the batteries secured with proper mounting hardware?

  • Take picture of securement

  • Are the batteries secured inside a closed battery box?

  • Take a picture of the battery box

Lights

  • Are headlights operational? (Regular and High Beam)

  • Are all tail lights operational?

  • Are all turn signals/4 way flashers operational?

  • Are all marker lights operational?

  • Is the license plate illumination light operational?

  • Are all strobe lights in good shape and operational?

  • Does vehicle have an arrow board attached?

  • Does arrow board move up and down freely?

  • Are all lights on arrow board working properly?

Body

  • Is a fire extinguisher accessible and secured?

  • Are warning triangles (set of 3) available?

  • Are all mirrors in good working order? (i.e. not cracked, properly secured, adjusted properly)

  • Is windshield in good shape? (i.e. clean, not cracked)

  • Is fuel tank in good shape? (i.e. properly secured, not leaking, cap is present)

  • Is the vehicles suspension in good working order?

  • Are all gates and latches in good working order?

  • Are any built-in ladders free from defects?

  • Is company name and USDOT number legible?

  • Is "Driver's Alert" decal legible?

  • Does vehicle have a current license plate?

  • What is the vehicles registration expiration date?

  • Is the Vehicles conspicuity tape in good shape?

  • Replace the conspicuity tape ASAP

Driver Information

  • Does the driver have a valid drivers license?

  • Drivers License Expiration Date?

  • Does the driver have a current medical card?

  • What is the driver's medical card expiration date?

  • Is the driver required to have a log book?

  • Does the driver have a current log as well as the previous 7 days?

Cab

  • What is the expiration date for the vehicles "Annual Inspection"?

  • What is the expiration date for the vehicles insurance?

  • Is there a current SDS book in the truck?

  • Are there spare fuses? (for ALL amps used in vehicle)

  • Does the vehicle have a RoadSafe Accident kit?

Cab - Start Engine

  • Are ALL seatbelts functional?

  • Do the windshield wipers work properly and are the blades in good condition?

  • Does the defroster work?

  • Are the service brakes operating properly?

  • Notify mechanic before taking the truck anywhere.

  • Are the vehicles back up alarms working properly

Placarding

  • Does the vehicle require HAZMAT placarding?

  • Are placards securely fastened to the vehicle?

  • Is the vehicle placarded on all 4 sides?

  • Is there a Straight Bill of Lading in the vehicle?

  • Does driver have a CDL with a HAZMAT endorsement?

Cargo Securement

  • Is this vehicle carrying a load?

  • Is the load properly secured to the vehicle?

  • Is the load secured using proper straps?

  • Are the straps in good working condition?

  • Take a picture of the load

Tires

Front Tires

  • Are rims in good shape? (i.e. not bent, not rusting etc.)

  • Are all wheel lug nuts tight?

Rear Tires

First Axle

  • Are rims in good shape? (I.e. not bent, not rusting etc.)

  • Are all wheel lug nuts tight?

  • Driver Side O/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Passenger Side O/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Is the axle a dually axle?

  • Drivers Side I/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Passenger Side I/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

Second Axle

  • Is Vehicle Equipped with a second rear axle?

  • Are rims in good shape? (i.e. not bent, not rusting etc.)

  • Are all wheel lug nuts tight?

  • Drivers Side O/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Drivers Side I/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Passenger Side O/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

  • Passenger Side I/S Tire Tread Depth (2/32" Minimum)

Attenuator

  • Is vehicle equipped with an attenuator

  • Is pad operational?

  • Are all signals on pad operational?

  • Are DOT lights and covers in Place and functional?

Trailer Inspection

  • Is there a trailer attached to the vehicle?

  • Do the tail lights work?

  • Do the brake lights work?

  • Do all marker lights including the license plate illumination light work?

  • Are there 2 safety chains attached and are they crossed with no defects?

  • If equipped, are the trailer brakes in good operating condition?

  • Is the emergency break-away brake system in good operating condition and attached correctly to the vehicle?

  • Is the jack in good operating condition?

  • Is the trailer suspension in good working condition?

  • What is the trailer registration expiration date?

Trailer Tires

  • Are the wheels in good shape?

  • Are ALL lug nuts tight and secure?

  • Is there a spare tire available for the trailer?

  • Is the trailer a single axle or double axle trailer?

  • Driver Side Tire Tread Depth

  • Drivers Side Tire Pressure

  • Passenger Side Tire Tread Depth

  • Passenger Side Tire Pressure

  • Spare tire tread depth

  • Drivers side front axle tire tread depth

  • Drivers side rear axle tire tread depth

  • Passenger side front axle tire tread depth

  • Passenger side rear axle tire tread depth

  • Spare tire tread depth

  • Driver's Signature

  • Inspectors Signature

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