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Better Pre-Trip & Post-Trip Fleet Vehicle Inpsections

What are you looking for during a Daily Vehicle Inspection

driver vehicle inspection report, eDVIR

A driver-vehicle inspection report -- known better as a pre-trip inspection -- is designed to ensure a vehicle is in good working order and safe to take out on the road. Federal law requires a daily inspection, as well as a report to document the inspection, but does not require drivers to use any specific form. So what exactly are you looking for during a pre-trip inspection? These vital safety inspections have several key components.

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What is eDVIR?

DVIR, eDVIR

When you’re busy managing a fleet of commercial vehicles, the last thing you want is to be bogged down by procedure. With the fast-paced world you operate in, any delays — no matter how necessary they may be — can wreak havoc on your schedule and hamper your productivity.

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Are you still using paper DVIR forms?

DVIR, eDVIR

Business’s of all sorts in the United States have been transitioning to paperless documentation. This is not only to promote a green environment and save the planet, but in 2016 39% of businesses found that too much of their spending money was going toward unnecessary printing. We get it, you have been doing a fine job with the routine you have and change could just confuse things. The reality is, switching to digital DVIR forms will only make things easier and quicker for you and your staff.

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5 Often-Overlooked Items During a Pre-Trip Inspection

Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Pre-Trip Inspection Software

Pre-trip inspections are more than just cursory searches for mechanical defects. They’re required by law, and failing to do them can cost your company dearly. Perhaps equally important, these inspections can save lives, help your vehicles last longer, and ultimately help you make more money -- and keep more of what you earn rather than paying fines or lawsuits.

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CDL Pre-Trip Inspections

CDL Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection

You know you’re supposed to do it. You might even do it occasionally. But, if you’re like many modern day truck drivers, you would rather skip it, and just hope nothing goes wrong. Odds are you guessed what I’m talking about by now. The good old CDL Pre-Trip Inspection.

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Is Technology Making DVIR's Better or Worse?

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Driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR), sometimes called pre-trip inspections, are a staple in every driver and fleet manager’s life. They can also become a perennial source of stress. So is technology making these reports easier? The answer is a resounding yes! Let’s take a look at some of the concerns about how technology is affecting all of our lives, then assess whether these issues extend to DVIRs.

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What is Pre-Trip Fleet Vehicle Inspection?

Pre-Trip Fleet Vehicle Inspection

A pre-trip fleet vehicle inspection, as its name implies, is the inspection you should do of your fleet vehicles before you take off on a trip, to ensure your vehicle is safe to be on the road. What kinds of things should you be looking for in your inspection?

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The Ugly Truth about Pre-Trip Fleet Vehicle Inspection

Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection

Every fleet driver is required by law to perform thorough pre-trip vehicle inspections. Taking the necessary precautions to ensure that the vehicle is safe to drive does not only protect the driver, it is to consider the safety of everyone else on the road as well. Unfortunately, there are currently no guidelines for how long an inspection should take. If what should be checked is properly examined, a full inspection should take 30 to 50 minutes.

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Transform Your Fleet Vehicle Inspection Process

Pre-Trip Inspection Software, Vehicle Inspection Forms

Let’s be honest. The level of inherent risk involved means that you need to do your due diligence before sending a fleet of vehicles out there. Should disaster strike on the road or elsewhere during a job, it’s your business and your reputation that is bound to suffer. This is precisely why pre-trip vehicle inspections are such an essential part of your day-to-day operation.

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Class A Pre-Trip Inspection: What You Need To Know

Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection, Class A Pre-Trip Inspection

Whenever you send a driver out into the field, you know that there is a certain amount of risk involved. Managing an entire fleet of vehicles involves inviting possible disorder and endless potential for complications into your business. Literally anything can happen to your driver or his/her vehicle while they are in the midst of performing their duty.

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Vehicle Inspection Forms - The Digital Future of DVIR (eDVIR)

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Federal law requires drivers to complete a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR) for any vehicle they operate. Drivers must also review the previous day’s vehicle inspection form, signing off on any errors or other issues before operating the vehicle.

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5 Things Everyone should Know about Vehicle Inspection Software

Vehicle Inspection Software

Managing your fleet may have its ups and downs, but what if you could implement one self-contained system that could decrease your workload, enhance your level of control and prioritize the safety of your drivers? We’re discussing, of course, vehicle inspection software. With a sophisticated design and a clear focus on maximizing efficiency, this is the fresh approach to running your daily vehicle inspections that you have longed for.

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