- Make sure you have your driver’s license and medical card on you at all times.
- Your logbook must be current up to the last change of duty status at all times.
- Your log entries must match your toll receipts, fuel receipts, weight tickets, or other time/date stamped documents. You need to ensure you’re not violating any hours of service regulations including the 11 hour, 14 hour, or 70 hour rules.
- Make sure your equipment is not defective. Some of the most common defects are brake issues, lights not working and damaged tires. .
- If hauling a haz mat load, you must make sure your bills are correct and readily accessible, the trailer is properly placarded, the load is secure, and that you have your emergency response guide with the bills.
- Turn in or send your roadside inspections to safety ASAP. If have zero violations on a roadside inspection, the company will pay you a $50 bonus.