Got A Citation At A Lvl 2 Inspection Today.

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Noob_Driver's Comment
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I just delivered my load in watertown and was heading south on 81 and got pulled in by NY for inspection. Lvl 2 and everything went well except for one thing..... Reverse lights! Now i know on my 2017/16 kenworth the light test doesnt include these. So my question is how do you check them???? I know im the driver and its my responsibility and its already fixed. The trooper told me if it was done by a certified ny state inapection repair site i could mqil in a form to drop the citation. Luckily our Weedsport terminal is a certified inspection repair shop. But they told me this has happened a several times over the years and that the newer models do include the reverse light on the light test switch.

My question is how do i check this moving forward? I cant think chocking my wheels with sthe brakes on and putting it in reverse is a good idea. Any thoughts?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

PJ's Comment
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Put the truck in reverse, shut the engine off with the key on. Should work

PackRat's Comment
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Yep!

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