CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist

By Ben on March 13, 2020
Tags: Data Collection

Creating Your Own CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist App

The infamous pre-trip inspection is essential to the daily operations of commercial drivers everywhere. Whether you are preparing for the commercial driver’s license test or gearing up for a work trip, this process helps promote safety and success within every commercial driving endeavor you complete.

So how do you improve the pre-trip inspection process? By using the Truck and Trailer Inspection Report mobile app, you can make your pre-trip inspections accurate and efficient. Learn more here about saving time and staying safe on the road with the Truck and Trailer Inspection Checklist mobile app. 

Staying Safe With Mobile Pre-Trip Inspections

When you fall into the routine of completing inspection after inspection, it can become easy to make small process oversights. By using this mobile checklist app, you can take advantage of having all of your pre-trip inspection information in one place. In this sense, this truck Inspection app makes it easier for you to complete quick and accurate pre-trip checks. 

This application can be synchronized and accessed across mobile and desktop devices, meaning no more lost, damaged, or illegible mobile documents.

Form Fields – What to Expect in the Vehicle Inspection App

What is included in this app? Special attention is required on all core vehicle components:

  • Engine Compartment (Engine Off)
  • Cab Check (Engine On)
  • Brake Check
  • External Components
  • Suspension
  • Brakes
  • Wheels
  • Side of Vehicle
  • Rear of Vehicle
  • Tractor/Coupling

Within each of these layers of the inspection, this app includes several detailed checklists that walk commercial drivers step-by-step through a thorough pre-trip inspection. 

After downloading the Truck and Trailer Inspection Report mobile app, you can customize it to meet your business or state’s requirements. Remove form fields you might not need and/or edit the wording to include additional details specific to your vehicle.

If you are not finding what you need within the Truck and Trailer Inspection Report mobile app, you can also create a custom commercial vehicle inspection app from scratch using the GoCanvas Form Builder

CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist

Dispatch and Other Mobile Forms Features

Beyond just your pre-trip inspections, mobile forms can help you improve accuracy and efficiency within each stage of your driving company’s internal processes. For example, Dispatch is an easy way to organize drivers and delivery schedules based on the most efficient configurations possible. Other features such as barcode scanning, signature capture, and GPS capture can help you keep track of your deliveries and maintain records for your business.

Related Apps 

The detailed, easy-to-use GoCanvas platform offers thousands of app templates, many of which can be used to help improve your driving business. Explore the GoCanvas Application Store to view the variety of commercial driving applications that might help you along your way. Some related apps include:

These and other GoCanvas commercial driving mobile forms are available for you to download, customize, and use to improve your driving business in just minutes.

Get GoCanvas

The GoCanvas system offers the CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Checklist along with thousands of other mobile apps for customers to use. Try GoCanvas for free and experience the benefits of streamlining your driving company’s internal processes today.