Hit the road right with a CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist! Driving any kind of CDL vehicle is more complicated than a Non-CDL vehicle. There is more to consider and think about. When driving is your livelihood, the maintenance and health of your truck is important. Remembering every little thing on your Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist is incredibly difficult. For a CDL A truck there are around 50 points of inspection. When going over these points you need to make at minimum a visual and/or tactile inspection. If you can’t see it or feel it, then you aren’t properly inspecting your truck. Proper inspection of your truck will reduce the risk of breaking down on the side of the road. It will also bring needed maintenance to your attention.
It sounds like a lot! That’s why a handy checklist will help you ensure everything in your truck is getting proper attention. This is a great tool for getting to know all the components of your truck, as well.