Millennium Transport & Mechanics, Inc.

Truck Repairs, Towing, Tire Repair, Auto Transportation

Inspection

Take necessary precautions for your family, friends, yourself, as well as your co-workers & employees. Each year millions of motorists encounter some form of breakdown & require roadside assistance. Being prepared is ALWAYS important. 


  • Pull over to the shoulders, medians, or exit ramps to move out of the way of traffic.
  • Stay in your vehicle until help arrives.
  • If you are unable to move your vehicle do not stay in it. Move to a safer place.
  • Immediately turn hazard lights on and wait for help to arrive.
  • Always remember to use flares, markers, or flashlights to alert others.
  • Don't Panic.
  • Check the placement of trailer and further adjustments.
  • Be Alert. Always be aware of your surroundings and look well ahead down the road & around your rig.
  • Be aware of whose in front of you, beside you, and behind you at all times.
  • Check weather reports. Be aware of weather conditions prior to parting on a trip & keep consistent check throughout your journey.
  • Always exercise extra caution at night.
  • Always leave plenty of room in front of your vehicle.
  • Change lanes as little as possible.
  • Use a trucker's GPS.
  • Slow Down! Big trucks do not corner like a Ferrari Always takes corners & ramps very slowly.
  • Do a walk around of the vehicle and trailer. Look for soft tires, air leaks, & check under the truck for any dripping coolant or oil.
  • Check Fluid Levels. (Oil & Coolant Levels)
  • Make sure the caps are tight for the rad, oil filter, power steering fluid, & the dip stick is seated properly.
  • Observe the engine block. Check for leaks, fluid running down the side of the engine.
  • Look at the hoses. Check for wear, cracks, or fraying.
  • Look for any exposed or bare wires, or wires which appear out of place.
  • Check windshield wiper fluid.
  • Check the steering axle tires for uneven wear, nails, etc.
  • Inspect the shock absorbers, ball joints, & king pin for wear & proper lubrication.
  • Visually inspect the airline and electrical cord, to ensure they are properly connected.
  • Look for good thickness on brake pads.
  • Brake adjustment indicators. Look for proper positioning.
  • Look over the entire unit thoroughly for body damage.
  • Observe gauges to oil pressure is good & electrical system in charging.
  • Be certain all lights are properly functioning on truck and trailer.
  • Pull the trailer brake, to make sure its working properly & make sure the fifth wheel is correctly coupled to the trailer.
  • Catch some ZZZZZ's. Commercial drivers have regulations about the amount of sleep needed between shifts. It ensures we are in our best and safest           condition.
  • Avoiding the use of alcohol and controlled substances will help drivers maintain clean driving records to keep their license. It also helps truckers have            clarity behind the wheel. Call (800)580-9506
  • Keep an excellent driving record, increase communication skills, maintain a professional image, & arrive with cargo on time.

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