Welcome to our companies!

A message from Executive Vice President Jordan Kolb.

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions

From time-to-time new and experienced drivers ask us to explain important safety, administrative, and pre-trip procedures. the short videos presented below are intended to answer some of those most frequently asked questions.

Pre-trip Inspections

Videos # 1 – 20 present steps included in a thorough pre-trip inspection. The contents of the videos are as follows:

  • Introduction
  • #1: Comprehensive Pre-Trip Inspection
  • #2: Checking the oil
  • #3: Left-side inspection
  • #4: Inspecting the suspension
  • #5: The front of the truck
  • #6: Engine right side
  • #7: Fuel injectors
  • #8: Right-side coolant
  • #9: Brakes
  • #10: Slack Adjustors
  • #11: ABS Brakes
  • #12: A comprehensive look at brakes
  • #13: Inside the cab
  • #14: Continuation of the right side
  • #15: Tandems
  • #16: Comprehensive tandem inspection
  • #17: Inspecting the rear of the trailer
  • #18: Left-side of the trailer
  • #19: Comprehensive inspection of the fifth wheel
  • #20: Lights, signals, and 4-ways
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Safety Videos

Videos # 21 – 23 show demonstrations of important safety measures. The contents of the videos are as follows:

  • #21: Engaging and disengaging
  • #22: Entering and exiting the cab – three points of contact
  • #23: Raising and lowering tandem gear

Driver Paperwork

Videos #24 – #26 explain the importance and how-to’s of driver paperwork

  • #24: Welcome
  • #25: OS&D
  • #26: Other driver paperwork

Introduction to Pre-Trip Inspections

Introduction to Pre-Trip Inspections

Comprehensive Pre-Trip Inspection

A thorough pre-trip inspection includes these steps.

#4: Inspecting the front

A walk around the front of the truck

#7: Right side coolant inspection

#8: Inspection of brakes

#9: Brake slack adjusters inspection

#10: ABS brake system inspection

#11: Comprehensive brake inspection

#12: Inspecting the inside of the cab

#13: Continuing the inspection of the right side

#14: Inspecting Tandems

#15: A comprehensive look at at inspecting tandems

#16: Inspecting the back of the trailer

#17: Inspecting the left side of the trailer

Continuing the walk around the truck and trailer

#20: Safety – Engaging and disengaging the fifth wheel

Engaging and disengaging the fifth wheel doesn’t have to be complicated. Doing it correctly is very important!

#21: Safety – Entering and Exiting

Watch a demonstration of three points of contact for entering and exiting the cab.

#22: Safety – Landing Gear

Learn how to safely raise and lower landing gear.

#23: Driver Paperwork – Welcome

Accurate paperwork is directly related to accurate paychecks.

#24: Driver Paperwork – OS&D

Watch this video to learn everything you need to know about reporting OS&D.

#25: Driver Paperwork

It isn’t just about driving. You have paperwork too!