DOT Inspections

Your go-to place for Commercial DOT Inspections. Certified Inspectors on site!

We provide inspection services for commercial vehicles. Our trained and certified inspectors will inspect your commercial vehicle swiftly and professionally.

Whether you need an inspection or repairs, Orlando Truck Repair is your one-stop-shop for all of your trucking needs. 

In addition to DOT inspections, PM Service can also be done at our location.

Serving the Central Florida area for over 20 years with all facets of truck repair, inspections, and diagnosis. We provide quality service, at an affordable price. Independently owned and operated, we are Orlando’s premier truck transmission specialists for both foreign and domestic trucks.

D.O.T. inspections consist of checking the following systems:

  • Brake System
    • Service Brakes
    • Parking Brake System
    • Brake Drums or Rotors
    • Brake Hose
    • Brake Tubing
    • Low Pressure Warning Device
    • Tractor Protection Valve
    • Air Compressor
    • Electric Brakes
    • Hydraulic Brakes
    • Vacuum Systems
  • Coupling Devices
    • Fifth Wheels
    • Pintle Hooks
    • Drawbar/Towbar Eye
    • Drawbar/Towbar Tongue
    • Safety Devices
    • Saddle-Mounts
  • Exhaust System
    • Exhaust system leaking forward of or directly below the driver/sleeper compartment.
    • Bus exhaust system leaking or discharging in violation of standard.
    • Exhaust system likely to burn, char, or damage the electrical wiring, fuel supply, or any combustible part of the motor vehicle.
  • Fuel System
    • Visible leak
    • Fuel tank filler cap
    • Fuel tank securely attached
  • Lighting Devices
    • All lighting devices and reflectors required by Part 393 shall be operable.
  • Safe Loading
    • Part(s) of vehicle or condition of loading such that the spare tire or any part of the load or dunnage can fall onto the roadway.
    • Protection against shifting cargo.
    • Container securement devices on intermodal equipment
  • Steering Mechanism
    • Steering Wheel Free Play
    • Steering Column
    • Front Axle Beam and All Steering Components Other Than Steering Column
    • Steering Gear Box
    • Pitman Arm
    • Power Steering
    • Ball and Socket Joints
    • Tie Rods and Drag Links
    • Nuts
    • Steering System
  • Suspension
    • Any U-bolt(s), spring hanger(s), or other axle positioning part(s) cracked, broken, loose or missing resulting in shifting of an axle from its normal position.
    • Spring Assembly
    • Torque, Radius or Tracking Components
  • Frame
    • Frame Members
    • Tire and Wheel Clearance
    • Adjustable Axle Assemblies (Sliding Subframes)
  • Tires
    • Tires on any steering axle of a power unit
    • All other tires
  • Wheels and Rims
    • Lock or Side Ring
    • Wheeels and Rims
    • Fasteners
    • Welds
  • Windshield Glazing
    • Requirements and exceptions as stated pertaining to any crack, discoloration or vision reducing matter.
  • Windshield Wipers
    • Any power unit that has an inoperative wiper, or missing or damaged parts that render it ineffective.
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