What Is Typically Included on a Vehicle Safety Inspection Checklist?


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A vehicle safety inspection checklist typically includes seatbelts, brake system and airbags as well as airbag readiness. It also includes signal device, exhaust system and hood.

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Brake inspection checklists include information about parts that are worn out, damaged or missing. They also check for proper fluid level and leakage in the system. Seatbelt inspections check for installation and condition.

The checklist contains information about the readiness and defects of the airbag systems. It reports whether any part of the air bag system is missing or if the air bag indicator fails to stay on continuously. It includes the condition of the lenses of the signal device and the illumination of all lamps. It also includes information about pipes, gaskets and mufflers.

It reports the operating condition of hood latch and the presence of omissions system. It also checks the brake and power steering fluid levels. In addition, it includes doors at the right and left side of the driver’s seat. It contains information about the opening device that allows the opening of the door from the inside and outside of the car. Furthermore, it includes information about latching systems that hold doors in their proper closed position.

A vehicle safety inspection checklist typically includes information about windshield and other glass. It provides information about distortion, cloudiness or other obstruction to vision as well as functionality of the left front door glass. It also notes scratched, broken or cracked glasses.

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