Light Motor Vehicles
- On approach, check under the vehicle for leaks for obstructions.
- Unlock all of the doors.
- Inspect the vehicle for possible damage from the top to bottom, in an anti-clockwise direction.
(All of the following specify right-hand side items)
- Check exterior mirror for damage, cleanliness and stability. (If fitted)
- Check the right windows and right-side of the windscreen for damage and cleanliness.
- Check the wiper blades for damage and stability and leave them extended during the inspection if possible.
- Check the tyre for damage, sidewall damage, wear, tread depth, valve cap, inflation, grease or oil leaks, and check the wheel nuts if there is no hub cap.
- Check all the front lights, lenses and reflectors for damage, cleanliness and stability.
- Check the vehicle for damaged or loose panels or grilles (make sure the registration plate is valid and secure).
- Make sure that the bonnet, bumpers and exhaust are secure and undamaged.
- Mention that the oil, water, brake fluid and fan belt have been checked.
(Repeat steps 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 for the left and back sides of the vehicle.)
- Make sure that the number plates are secure and clean and that the light is working.
- Check that the licence disc is valid and secure.
- Check the doors for operation, and the operation out of the window winders and seat belts for stability and damage.
- Check any information plates and the chevron for damage, cleanliness, stability, and validity. (If applicable)
- Mention that the spare wheel, jack and wheel spanner should be checked.
- Check that the fuel cap is secure.