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Pre-trip inspection: 

What to look at when conducting a pre-trip inspection.
As well as being a regular requirement conducting vehicle inspections on a regular basis can prevent costly and time-consuming breakdowns and prevent possible accident due to vehicle failure.
This video following are critical items and issues that should be addressed regularly.
Air brakes:
Class A Air Brake 
This video shows air pressure on the instrument panel it tells you how much pressure is in the system the normal operating pressure range this will help you detect a malfunction before it becomes an emergency.
  1. Make sure the air pressure is above 100psi – 120psi.
  2. Turn the key to the off position.
  3. Turn the key to the on position, do not start the truck.
  4. Press both air brake valves in, red valve first then yellow in second.
  5. Air pressure will drop, allow pressure to stabilize.


Coupling and uncoupling:
Proper coupling and uncoupling skills are vital for safe tractor trailer operations. Disaster awaits any driver not well-versed in proper coupling and uncoupling procedure.
The following video steps you through a approach to coupling and uncoupling will help protect you your vehicle your cargo and others from damage and injury never attempt to couple a rig without following this sequence.
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Backing techniques:
Backing Principles And Rules
Though backing is a basic tractor- trailer maneuver it is one of the most difficult a professional driver perform. Successfully backing a tractor-trailer requires Skills Practice patience and good judgement.
This video focuses on the basic of backing including safe backing and the types of backing maneuvers commonly used.
Speed Management:
Proper speed means operating at the appropriate speed for all road conditions. That includes taking into account the condition of the road, visibility,
and traffic speed and Flow.
This video focus on the importance of managing your vehicle speed in order to stop safely.
There are four factors involved in stopping vehicle:
* Perception distance
*Reaction distance
*Brake lag
*Braking distance
Space Management:
Proper Space Management means maintaining enough space around your vehicle to operate safely this video focus on the importance of managing your vehicle speed in order to deal with the ever-changing condition on the road.
Upon completion of this video, you should have a basic understanding of:
* The importance of Space Management
 *The concept of maintaining and appropriate cushion of space
 *Managing the space needed to execute a safe turn
Night Driving:
Drivers who work overnight hours trade the hazards of busy, congested roadways for another set of Hazards including reduced visibility and impaired drivers.
This video will address night driving factors and the procedures for safely traveling at night.
Night driving Factors:
There are four major factors you need to focus on when driving at night.
*Driver Experience
Extreme Weather Driving:
Adverse weather conditions, including winter driving,rain and fog, demand increase preparation for you and your vehicle. Reduce traction increases stopping distance and decreases vehicle maneuverability and control. Reduce visibility decreases your ability to clearly see hazard.
Extreme driving conditions demands increase preparation and awareness both you and your vehicle must be in top form.
This video will introduce you to the challenges of operating a tractor-trailer in extreme weather conditions.
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