Department of Transportation Inspections

Department of Transportation Inspections may only be performed by a qualified mechanic or a state police officer. Luckily for you, we are state certified to perform DOT inspections at Glenn’s Freedom Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram. DOT inspections are used to discover unsafe conditions before they cause accidents or crashes, find mechanical problems before they lead to costly breakdowns, and to help you avoid being placed out of service during a roadside DOT inspection or being subject to infractions and fines.

DOT Inspection Checklist

Brake System:

Service Brakes, Parking Brakes, Brake Drums/ Rotors, Brake Hose, Brake Tubing, Low Pressure Warning Device, Tractor Protection Valve, Air Compressor, Electric Brakes, Hydraulic Brakes, Vacuum Systems.  

Coupling System:

Fifth Wheels, Pintle Hooks, Drawbar/Towbar Eye, Drawbar/Towbar Tongue, Safety Devices, Rails and Saddle Mounts.

Exhaust System:

No Leaking Exhaust by driving/sleeping compartment, Bus Exhaust, Exhaust Location.

Fuel System:

No Visible Leaks, Filler Cap in Place, Fuel Tank Not Loose.

Light Devices:

Light Devices and Reflectors Required by Section 393 are operable.

Safe Loading:

Vehicle loaded such that the spare tire and any part of the load or dunnage cannot fall onto the roadway, Cargo secured to protect against shifting, Container securement devices installed on intermodal equipment.

Steering Mechanism:

Steering Wheel Free Play, Steering Column, Front Axle Bean and All Steering Components Other Than Steering Column, Steering Gear Box, Pitman Arm, Power Steering, Ball & Socket Joints, Tie Rod and Drag Links, Nuts, Steering System.


Axle in normal position with no cracked, broken, loose or missing U-bolt(s), spring hanger(s), or other axle position part(s).


Frame Members, Tire and Wheel Clearance, Adjustable Axle Assemblies.


Tires on steering axles or power units, All tires other than those found on steering axles or power units.

Wheels & Rims:

Lock or Side Ring, Wheels and Rims, Fasteners, Welds.

Windshield Glazing:

Windshield, glazing is free of cracks, discoloration, and vision reducing matter.  

Windshield Wipers:

All power unites have operable wipers and no missing or damaged parts that render them ineffective.


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