Pre-Trip Inspection - Small Buses - Mechanical breakdowns are always a frustrating experience…frustrating for you and your passengers. By performing a pre-trip inspection on your vehicle before putting it in service, you can often avoid breakdowns due to mechanical failures. Today, we’re going to talk about the pre-trip inspection. You’ll learn how to do a Pre-trip Inspection in a simple and logical order. But, before we begin, let’s look at the importance of a Pre-trip Inspection and why it’s necessary. By performing a visual, mechanical pre-trip inspection before leaving the yard, you can greatly reduce the risk of having mechanical breakdowns or accidents while out on the road. State law and company require that you perform a pre-trip inspection and that you complete a Daily Bus Report also referred to as a DBR. This must be done on a daily basis. Topics covered in this safety video include: muffler, loose tailpipes, hanging drive shaft guards or any foreign objects hanging from the vehicle, front of the vehicle for puddles of (oil, transmission fluid, anti-freeze, or power steering fluid), hanging wires or belts, water coolant level in the reservoir tank, oil filler cap and the oil level, hydraulic brake reservoirs, parking brake, brake warning and seat belt lights, two-way radio, turn signals, high beam headlights, adjust your seat, radio check, driver’s seat belt, horn, steering wheel, gauges, front and rear heater and air conditioner, passenger door, step well lights, wheelchair lift switch, adjust the mirror, parking brake, inside passenger area inspection, department of transportation or city permits, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, and reflector kit, lap restraints, wheelchair tie-downs, lift covers, jump seats, windows, seats, seatbelts, floor, top clearance lights, head sign, windshield, windshield wiper blades, headlights, license plate, bumper, side marker lights, right side mirror, front tire, lug nuts, tire tread depth, hubs, valve stems, wheel rim, sidewalls, wheelchair lift, brake interlock system, body damage, right rear wheel area, inside tire, clearance lamps, right-turn indictor, license plate, and bumper, chock block the brake pedal, 4-way emergency flashers, back-up lights and beeper, applied loss test, power booster test, parking brake test, and normal stop test. Runtime: 14 Min. WITH PURCHASE OF ANY ENGLISH VHS OR DVD YOU WILL RECEIVE A FREE WRITTEN MATERIAL CD-Rom. The CD-ROM of written materials may include: Leaders Guides, Questions & Answers, Manuals, and Power Points. Contents vary depending on program.