Motorcoach: Vehicle Inspections

Interactive Training
JJ Keller Trucking
50 minutes

Course Description

Motorcoach: Vehicle Inspections provides a step-by-step procedure for conducting pre-trip inspections and an overview of what to look for during en-route and post-trip inspections. This can help motorcoach drivers reduce the risk of crashes due to mechanical failure through the recognition of problem areas in their vehicles. This course helps carriers and drivers protect their CSA scores and understand the connection between vehicle inspections and crash prevention.

  • The J. J. Keller Motorcoach: Vehicle Inspections online course covers the following topics:
    • Vehicle Inspections
      • A Coach Driver’s Worst Nightmare
      • Breakdowns Are Costly
      • Benefits of Inspections
      • Six-Step Pre-trip Inspection
      • Vehicle Overview
      • Detailed Walk-Around
      • Engine Compartment
      • Inside the Coach
      • Light Check
      • Brake System
    • On-the-Road Inspections
      • Tires
      • Passenger Area
      • While Driving
    • Post-Trip Inspections
      • Driver’s Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR)
      • Exclude Hear-Affected Items
      • Company Sign-Off
  • After completing this program, learners will understand:
    • How comprehensive vehicle inspections improve safety and reduce financial losses;
    • How to conduct pre-trip inspections to head off problems before they arise;
    • How to conduct on-the-road inspections to make sure everything is running smoothly;
    • How to conduct post-trip inspections to check for any changes since your pre-trip inspection; and
    • Good inspection habits: do everything, in the same order, every time.
  • Intended Audience: Passenger-carrying CMV drivers and carriers
  • Length: 50 minutes
  • Regs Covered: 49 CFR Part 395
  • Copyright Date: 2018