Pre-Trip Inspections

Here is a checklist to make sure your vehicle is running properly, and everything is functional:

Tires and Wheels:

  • Correct air pressure
  • Tire free of wear and good tread
  • Damage free rims
  • Tight and present lugs
  • Properly matched tires

Inside Vehicle:

  • Check mirrors, windshield wipers, panel gauges, and horn
  • Adjust seat for comfort
  • Adjust side mirrors
  • Make sure everything is properly secured


  • Parking Brake: Apply parking brake while vehicle is slowly rolling, Vehicle should stop.
  • Service Brake: Push brake pedal firmly with vehicle going about 5 mph, Vehicle should stop without pulling to either side.

Emergency Equipment:

  • Flags, jack, flares and/or other warning devices, flashlight, wheel blocks, fire extinguisher etc.
  • Spare tire properly inflated