DOT Pre Trip Inspection Checklist

What is a DOT Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist?

What is a DOT Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist?

The pre-trip inspection is a fundamental safety procedure best practiced by all CMV (commercial motor vehicle) operators to ensure safe over-the-road operation. A thorough pre-trip inspection checklist is required to eliminate all possible mechanical or safety issues before departure to ensure smooth over-the-road operations. Identifying damage or maintenance issues early on should be the first step.