Safety Inspection. Drivers of trucks and truck tractors when transporting cargo must inspect the securement of the cargo within the first 50 miles of a trip and every 150 miles or every three hours whichever comes first) after. 2.1.7 – After-trip Inspection and Report You may have to make a written report each day on the condition of the vehicles) you drove. Report anything affecting safety or possibly leading to mechanical breakdown.
Subsection 2.1 Test Your Knowledge The vehicle inspection report tells the motor carrier about problems that may need fixing. Keep a copy of your report in the vehicle for one day. That way, the next driver can learn about any problems you have found. 1. What is the most important reason for doing a vehicle inspection 2. What things should you check during a trip 3. Name some key steering system parts. 4. Name some suspension system defects. 5. What three kinds of emergency equipment must you have