This online driver training course provides instruction on how to perform vehicle inspections that comply with the National Safety Code. While most vehicle inspection courses only list the items that need to be inspected, this course goes further by using professional videos to show truck drivers how to perform required truck inspections. Additionally, this course explains how to react to potential vehicle defects that are found during a vehicle inspection.
Understanding and effectively applying the vehicle inspection concepts explained in this online course will help truck drivers keep their vehicle road safe.
Online Course Topics
In this online Pre Trip Inspection course, the following topics are covered:
Module 1: Preparing for the Pre Trip Inspection
This module covers how a truck driver should perform a pre trip inspection and includes the necessary safety precautions that should be taken while all vehicle inspections are performed. This module also discusses the National Safety Code (Standard 13) and how it relates to the C.V.S.A. inspection that an enforcement agency may perform.
Module 2: Inspecting the Air Brake System
The focus of this module is how air brakes work and how to properly perform an air brake test. Examples of possible air brake defects, as well as steps to take when a brake problem is identified are also covered.
Module 3: Defects and Major Defects
This module thoroughly covers the inspection items listed on a vehicle inspection form and includes information on potential vehicle defects as well as solutions if those defects are discovered.
Module 4: Performing the Inspection
Building on the concepts learned in the first three modules, the steps for performing a complete vehicle inspection are demonstrated.
Approximately 60 minutes
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.