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Pre-Trip Inspection Study Guide

Videos, Flash Cards, and Inspection Lists For Learning The Pre-Trip Inspection

The Pre-Trip Inspection is one of the tougher parts of passing the CDL exam at truck driving school because there is a lot of memorization involved. The purpose of the Pre-Trip Inspection is to be able to do a thorough safety inspection on a commercial vehicle before heading out onto the highway. Here you will find links to pre-trip inspection videos, flash cards, and inspection lists to help you prepare for the CDL exam.

Pre-Trip Inspection Practice Questions

We have a ton of Pre-Trip Inspection Practice Questions and answers in our Free Online CDL Practice Tests:

Pre-Trip Inspection Flash Cards

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You have to check this out. We've setup the entire pre-trip inspection on flash cards that include pictures of the different areas of the truck and a list of the items that need to be checked. You can view the pictures with or without the parts labeled to make it easier in the beginning, or more difficult as you get better.

This will really help you memorize the items that need to be checked and what they need to be checked for. So check out our pre-trip inspection flash cards.

Pre-Trip Inspection Videos

Pre-Trip Inspection By Verne - Part One

Part 1 of 2 - A relaxing, informative, and thorough Pre-Trip Inspection video by a mellow CDL instructor named Verne - sit back and enjoy.

Length - 9:22

Pre-Trip Inspection By Verne - Part Two

Part 2 of 2 - The second of a two part video on the pre-trip inspection by good ole mellow Verne

Length - 7:07

Pre-Trip Inspection In-Cab Air Brake Test

A short video showing the in-cab air brake test portion of the pre-trip inspection.

Length - 4:12

Complete Pre-Trip Inspection Video

A complete pre-trip inspection video by an instructor at a truck driving school

Length - 9:27

Pre-Trip Inspection Study Sheet - Free Download

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Download Free Pre-Trip Inspection Study Guide 2

This is a Microsoft word document that was put together by a regular in our trucker's forum. It's a nice rundown of items you need to check during a pre-trip inspection.

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