PRE-TRIP INSPECTION GUIDE

The pre-trip inspection is an integral part of every road trip for a trucker.

It is meant to be a thorough check of the semi-truck, trailer, and load to ensure that everything correctly before the truck driver departing on a trip. Any damage or issues needing attention are to be addressed before departure.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT

1
Leaks
2
Belt Driven Alternator
3
Coolant Reservoir
4
Belt Driven Water Pump
5
Oil Level
6
Power Steering Reservoir
7
Gear Driven Power Steering Pump
8
Steering Column
9
Pitman Arm
10
Drag Link
11
Caste Nuts and Cotter Pins
12
Spring Hanger
13
Shock Absorber
14
Brake Hose
15
Brake Chamber
16
Slack Adjuster and Push Rod
17
Brake Drum
18
Brake Lining
19
Rim
20
Lug Nuts
21
Hub Seal
22
Steer Tire
23
Air Dryer Filter

DRIVER’S DOOR FUEL AREA

1
Fuel Tank
2
Exhaust System
3
Drive Shaft
4
Cat Walk and Steps
5
Frame and Cross Members
6
Torque Arm
7
Spring Mount
8
Shock Absorber
9
Air Bag
10
Brake Hose
11
Brake Chamber
12
Slack Adjuster and Push Rod
13
Axle Seal
14
Drive Tire
15
Mudflap
16
Spacing

COUPLING SYSTEM

1
Electric Line
2
Air Lines
3
Glad Hands
4
Apron
5
Skid Plate
6
Gap
7
King Pin
8
Locking Jaws
9
Platform
10
Mounting Bolts
11
Release Arm
12
Sliding Fifth Wheel and Locking Pin
13
Clearance

TRAILER

1
Landing Gear
2
Frame and Gross Members
3
Tandem Frame and Release
4
Shock Absorber
5
Air Bag
6
Brake Hose
7
Brake Chamber
8
Slack Adjuster and Push Rod

Pre Trip Quiz

1
Pre Trip
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