Truck Maintenance Tips for Drivers – Keep Yourself and Others Safe

Daily

Check tires, lights and turn signal/hazard flashers for your tractor and trailer at the start of every trip.

Routine Maintenance

Regular preventive maintenance inspections may be based on time or mileage. Check the vehicle’s manual for the manufacturer’s recommendations for maintenance. Pay special attention to items such as:

  • Brakes
  • Steering
  • Tires
  • Mirrors and any features allowing the driver to see clearly (such as CCTV cameras)
  • Windshield washers and wipers
  • Steps, walkboards or ladders
  • Pneumatic or hydraulic hoses, outriggers,liftgates, hoists or other material handling features
  • Headboard racks and load attachment points (hooks and winches)

Contact the location nearest to you for all of your commercial truck service needs.

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