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Dvir And Inspection

A Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) is a formal report which confirms that a driver has completed an inspection on a commercial motor vehicle. Drivers must complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections and detail any mechanical defects they encounter. These inspections play an important part in improving road safety while ensuring fleet compliance.

What does a vehicle inspection include?

The following regulations must be included in vehicle inspection reports:

  • Brakes and air system
  • Steering mechanism
  • Lights and reflectors
  • Tires, wheels, and rims
  • Windshield wipers
  • Rear view mirrors
  • Coupling equipment and fifth wheels
  • Safety and emergency equipment

This training session includes the following learning objectives:

  • Reviewing DVIR requirements
  • Viewing an overview of the Inspect DVIR
  • Accessing the Inspect DVIR
  • Performing a pre-trip inspection without defects
  • Performing a post-trip inspection with defects
  • Confirming a discarded defect item
  • Reviewing the defect inspection procedures when adding or dropping trailer