Proper Pre-Trip For Newbies

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  1. American-Trucker

    American-Trucker Road Train Member

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    This is the Proper way to do a Pre-Trip!

    I read allot of threads about people not knowing how to do it right or having problems with the DOT because they didn't know what to check or what they were looking for.


    This is what I do and what you should be doing every day!







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    rocknroll nik <strong>High Risk Load Member</strong>

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    dude you missed one











    clean undies:biggrin_2559::biggrin_2559:






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    Pre-trip:

    -Check radio volume knob. Should be LOUD
    -Check cigarette lighter function. Should be HOT
    -Trailer? What trailer?
    -Kick the tires.
    -Light the fires!

    In-route:

    -Check cup-holder fluid level. Should be FULL
    -Check pee-jug fluid level. Should be EMPTY


    Right?

    NO?

    Ok, I'll study the list.
    Thanks for that!

    :biggrin_25520:

    (ETA: Sorry for the irreverancy; much needed humor break from studying all day. Promise to do thorough pre-, during-, and post-trip inspections!)
     
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    rocknroll nik <strong>High Risk Load Member</strong>

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    You were close.....look in the mirrors....#### the trailers still there:biggrin_25521:
     
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    DOH! I knew I missed somthing lol




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    I fold my mirrors in so they don't get dirty. :biggrin_25523:
     
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    if it rolled in here,it can roll out
     
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    One of my personal favorites:biggrin_25514:


    or #### I left it running on the fuel island and no one stole it....guess I'll have to work now
     
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    oh: one more thing to do is: give your tester a great big smile:biggrin_255:
     
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