- Check the engine oil level, braking system, as well as coolant fluids within the allowed limits
- Do you have enough fuel in the tank? Def?
- Does the electrical signaling correct?
- Does the braking device and control device correct?
- Do you have the mandatory equipment for trucks for road traffic?
- Do you have a driver’s license, truck paperwork, trailer paperwork?
- Be sure that you are mentally and physically ready to drive, and the truck is safe for driving.
- Focus on driving, think about your own and the actions of other traffic participants, minimize routine behavior.
- See and read traffic signs and other traffic signs, think about the information, obligations, and orders that traffic signaling communicates, apply the received driving information, consider why it matters.
- Bring the truck’s driving technique and to a level so that you can also be a safe participant in traffic and enjoy driving.
- Monitor and evaluate the behavior of other traffic participants.
- Monitor the engine, the indicators on the instrument panel.
- When making a DOT break, make sure there are no changes to the truck that could affect driving safety.
- Visually inspect the truck briefly and ensure the same from self-turning.
- Physically make the truck safer by locking and activating the protective systems.
- Leave the keys and documents in a safe place.
In case of breakdown:
- Park the truck outside the pavement, and in the event that there are no spatial possibilities along the right edge of the carriageway.
- Wear a light-colored waistcoat and mark your vehicle (include all four direction indicators and place a safety triangle) and call the office or Road Service.