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  1. Most agencies will have a similar _________ that all officers will be required to complete when
    they use an agency vehicle.
  2. the vehicle ___________ and _____________ must be checkes
  3. Headlights, interior lights, turn signals, and hazard flashers should be tested to ensure that they
  4. Communications equipment will be tested to make certain that
  5. Long and
    protruding equipment (i.e., long guns, long-handled tools, and equipment) must be
    stored across the
  6. If wear bars are even with the tread surface, the tires will
  7. Tires should be checked for
  8. wires should be checked for
  9. Each agency has its own policy or procedure for handling failing equipment, Some agencies may
  10. Belts should be checked for
  11. Before using a vehicle, its body must be inspected to identify any damage. An officer should conduct a quick visual examination of the vehicle's body and undercarriage and look for the following:
  12. If the _________ tire fails, the vehicle may also lose traction and pull in an unpredictable direction
  13. While the vehicle is running, the officer should look under it (standing to the SIDE of the vehicle, not in
    front of it) to check for -
  14. inspect the rims on the vehicle for
  15. Due to the communications and emergency equipment installed in a police vehicle, there is a tremendous strain on the
  16. The battery should be checked for
  17. Inspection of the vehicle's exterior also includes its _______ and _________
  18. there are guidelines for properly inspecting your
  19. transmission fluid measured in
  20. Belts, hoses, and wires are essential for the
  21. engine oil measured in
  22. Seat belts should be observed for
  23. Proper tire inflation ensures
  24. Loose items like briefcases, flashlights, and coffee
    cups travel at the _______ speed as the vehicle.
  25. Before and after every shift and after every transport, officers must check under the back seat for possible
    ____________ or ___________ left in the car by suspects
  26. A goodlooking exterior does ____ ___________ proper vehicle operation
  27. PSI
  28. the fluid levels to be checked
  29. inspections include:
  30. Inside the TRUNK should be a
  31. if an officer must stop abruptly, unsecured
    items become _______ ___________ in the vehicle
  32. officer creates potential for _________ if something happens because of a vehicle problem, especially if inspection and correction could have prevented that problem
  33. if the front tire fails the driver may have difficulty
  34. It is essential to inspect a vehicle _________ taking control of it and operating it on the road.
  35. Embedded foreign objects can
  36. failing to complete an inspection may violate
  37. When an officer fails to inspect a vehicle properly, that officer faces potential ________ ___________
  38. Cuts in a tire can also cause a
  39. (embedded object) However, an officer should ______ pull out the object but allow the dealer or maintenance
    personnel to handle the removal
  40. Hoses should be checked for
  41. An officer will drive his or her police vehicle in extreme conditions, _______ he or she would drive a personal vehicle. Therefore, before using the vehicle, the officer MUST LOCATE any potential problems so they can be repaired.
  42. The form helps officers
  43. For personal safety, an officer should perform inspections ________ ____ _______ every use of the vehicle.
  44. An officer should always check ________ for tears or other damage
  45. Officers should also check the rearview mirror to see if it is
  46. The recommended PSI can be found on the
  47. The officer should observe gauges for
  48. The gas and battery gauges should move when the vehicle is turned ____.
  49. After inspecting a vehicle's exterior, an officer should not drive it without checking under the
  50. If the _________ tire fails, the vehicle may lose traction.
  1. a spare tire, vehicle jack, tire tool, and assorted equipment for use on duty (usually issued by the
  2. b operate normally
  3. c hood
  4. d remember what equipment must be inspected and allows them to report failing equipment.
  5. e fraying, cuts, cracking, and gouges
  6. f weapons/contrabands
  7. g form
  8. h assigned vehicle
  9. i quarts
  10. j securely attached or if it is cracked or broken.
  11. k require officers to complete a report detailing the problem. Others may require officers to handle some
    problems themselves, such as changing a tire or a bulb or adding fluids, or to notify a particular shop that will repair the vehicle.
  12. l pints
  13. m tires/rims
  14. n steering, feel vibration in
    the steering wheel, and feel the vehicle pulling in the direction of the affected tire
  15. o a blowout and should be observed and addressed.
  16. p interior/exterior
  17. q width of the trunk
  18. r not dissipate fluids
  19. s • engine oil (measured in quarts)
    • transmission fluid (measured in pints)
    • brake fluid • power steering fluid
    • coolant reservoir • windshield washer fluid
  20. t seats
  21. u agency policy
  22. v • scratched paint that may be the result of contact with an object or
    intentional damage
    • dents that are more obvious signs of contact with another object, perhaps a vehicle
    • missing or broken light covers that can present a hazard to other drivers and may
    be a traffic violation
    damaged emergency equipment such as a siren, light bar, or other emergency lights that could prevent
    an officer from operating the vehicle in emergency mode—an officer should be aware of malfunctioning
    equipment so it can be repaired before use.
    • broken or cracked glass that could injure the officer and impair vision
    • broken or cracked mirrors that could impair vision
    • a dirty windshield that could impair observation ability
    • foreign objects, such as tree limbs and road debris trapped under the vehicle, which could cause serious
    problems if they strike one of the vehicle's moving parts
    • foreign objects on the undercarriage other than natural objects or road debris, which means a
    potentially harmful device such as an explosive (In the event an explosive or other harmful device
    is detected, an officer should back away from the vehicle and contact the appropriate personnel as
    designated by the agency's policies and procedures.)
    • fluid leaks visible on the ground under the vehicle
  23. w radio transmissions can be made and received.
  24. x not
  25. y uneven wear that may result from improper balance or alignment, over inflation, or under inflation
  26. z severe hazard
  27. aa visible damage and see if they react properly to input
  28. ab tires are inflated at or above the manufacturer's
    recommended PSI (pounds per square inch).
  29. ac doorjam
  30. ad on
  31. ae dry rot, cracking, holes, bulges, and leaks
  32. af Pounds per square inch
  33. ag checking the proper fluid levels, electrical wiring, belts, hoses, and tires.
  34. ah unlike
  35. ai safe operation of the vehicle and should be inspected each day before operating the vehicle
  36. aj leaks that may not be apparent when the vehicle is off.
  37. ak fraying and binding and to make sure the clasp locks properly
  38. al not guarantee
  39. am dents, cracks, or damage to the bead
  40. an liability
  41. ao battery
  42. ap rear
  43. aq fraying, corrosion, cracked or missing insulation, and exposure
  44. ar proper operation. The inspection should include terminal connections, water level (if applicable), and signs of damage to the battery's exterior.
  45. as before and after
  46. at same
  47. au safety hazards
  48. av before
  49. aw front
  50. ax deflate or blow out a tire.