As the owner or operator of a business that depends on a fleet of vehicles to serve customers, you likely know how important it is to ace your DOT inspections. Here is a look at some of the challenges associated with old paper versions of the form and how the new and improved DOT Inspection Form paves the way for superb efficiency and accuracy.
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.