Commercial Pre-Trip


  1. Pre-Trip truck: running gear, tires, wheels, lights, mirrors, safety equipment, etc.  Make sure you fill out the Vehicle Inspection Report daily.
  1. Make sure daily maintenance has been completed.
  1. Beginning and end of shift — Check material level; make sure you have enough for the day’s work. Do not overfill tanks. When doing sub work, it is not usually necessary to run with full tanks.
  1. Check for all tools and spare parts needed for troubleshooting or repairs.
  1. Spare tips, filters, buckets, tools, etc.
  1. Write up any and all defects for repair.
  1. Check for respirator, gloves and eye protection.
  1. Make sure all support vehicles are pre-tripped and all necessary equipment is loaded.