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A pre-trip inspection left undone can change a life forever

Just read the report of a truck tire which came off and hit an SUV–ending a life:


Heed the wise counsel of this driver who has a passion for writing about SAFE DRIVING. Always do thorough pre-trip inspections (by the way, commercial drivers are required by FMCSA to do them, see manual below, plus youtube videos with pre-trip instructions):

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Pre-trip Inspection Regulation, p. 356, FMCSA Safety Regulations


Here are some Youtube videos on how to do a pre-trip inspection: