Helping your drivers keep their vehicles safe

Vehicle inspections can save time, money, and lives

Pre- and post-trip inspections are among the most important tasks your drivers perform. With our safety guides, checklists, and videos, you can ensure your drivers have all the information they need to keep their vehicles in safe condition. Watch this video to see why respected, experienced drivers believe all truckers should inspect their trucks and trailers before and after each trip.

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Minimum time it should take to perform a proper pre-trip inspection.


CMV inspections conducted as part of CVSA's 2017 Brake Safety Day.


Items to check during each pre-trip inspection.

Safety resources


Take a walk before you drive

To help your drivers avoid vehicle breakdowns on the road, encourage them to make thorough pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections part of their routine.


Sample pre-trip inspections

This sample pre-trip inspection checklist will help your drivers familiarize themselves with the process of inspecting their vehicles before each trip.


Maintenance and inspection

To help reduce preventable accidents, you and your drivers should carefully follow a predetermined maintenance, inspection, and recordkeeping plan.

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