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  1. inspect the rims on the vehicle fordents, cracks, or damage to the bead

          

  2. if an officer must stop abruptly, unsecured
    items become _______ ___________ in the vehicle
    severe hazard

          

  3. inspections include:Pounds per square inch

          

  4. Proper tire inflation ensureschecking the proper fluid levels, electrical wiring, belts, hoses, and tires.

          

  5. A goodlooking exterior does ____ ___________ proper vehicle operationinterior/exterior

          

  6. If the _________ tire fails, the vehicle may also lose traction and pull in an unpredictable directionrear

          

  7. the fluid levels to be checked• engine oil (measured in quarts)
    • transmission fluid (measured in pints)
    • brake fluid • power steering fluid
    • coolant reservoir • windshield washer fluid

          

  8. if the front tire fails the driver may have difficultyfront

          

  9. PSIPounds per square inch

          

  10. The battery should be checked forproper operation. The inspection should include terminal connections, water level (if applicable), and signs of damage to the battery's exterior.

          

  11. 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 -
    hood

          

  12. Communications equipment will be tested to make certain thatradio transmissions can be made and received.

          

  13. Long and
    protruding equipment (i.e., long guns, long-handled tools, and equipment) must be
    stored across the
    radio transmissions can be made and received.

          

  14. (embedded object) However, an officer should ______ pull out the object but allow the dealer or maintenance
    personnel to handle the removal
    leaks that may not be apparent when the vehicle is off.

          

  15. 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
    not dissipate fluids

          

  16. wires should be checked foruneven wear that may result from improper balance or alignment, over inflation, or under inflation

          

  17. 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.severe hazard

          

  18. Most agencies will have a similar _________ that all officers will be required to complete when
    they use an agency vehicle.
    form

          

  19. Due to the communications and emergency equipment installed in a police vehicle, there is a tremendous strain on thebattery

          

  20. The form helps officers• engine oil (measured in quarts)
    • transmission fluid (measured in pints)
    • brake fluid • power steering fluid
    • coolant reservoir • windshield washer fluid

          

  21. transmission fluid measured inquarts

          

  22. For personal safety, an officer should perform inspections ________ ____ _______ every use of the vehicle.tires/rims

          

  23. If wear bars are even with the tread surface, the tires willnot dissipate fluids

          

  24. Belts should be checked forfraying, cuts, cracking, and gouges

          

  25. The officer should observe gauges forproper operation. The inspection should include terminal connections, water level (if applicable), and signs of damage to the battery's exterior.

          

  26. Each agency has its own policy or procedure for handling failing equipment, Some agencies mayrequire 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.

          

  27. If the _________ tire fails, the vehicle may lose traction.front

          

  28. When an officer fails to inspect a vehicle properly, that officer faces potential ________ ___________safety hazards

          

  29. Inside the TRUNK should be aspare tire, vehicle jack, tire tool, and assorted equipment for use on duty (usually issued by the
    agency).

          

  30. engine oil measured inpints

          

  31. Hoses should be checked fordry rot, cracking, holes, bulges, and leaks

          

  32. The gas and battery gauges should move when the vehicle is turned ____.proper operation. The inspection should include terminal connections, water level (if applicable), and signs of damage to the battery's exterior.

          

  33. An officer should always check ________ for tears or other damageseats

          

  34. Cuts in a tire can also cause aspare tire, vehicle jack, tire tool, and assorted equipment for use on duty (usually issued by the
    agency).

          

  35. failing to complete an inspection may violateagency policy

          

  36. Belts, hoses, and wires are essential for thefraying, cuts, cracking, and gouges

          

  37. there are guidelines for properly inspecting your• engine oil (measured in quarts)
    • transmission fluid (measured in pints)
    • brake fluid • power steering fluid
    • coolant reservoir • windshield washer fluid

          

  38. 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:• 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

          

  39. After inspecting a vehicle's exterior, an officer should not drive it without checking under thehood

          

  40. Tires should be checked forfraying, corrosion, cracked or missing insulation, and exposure

          

  41. The recommended PSI can be found on thedoorjam

          

  42. Seat belts should be observed forfraying and binding and to make sure the clasp locks properly

          

  43. Inspection of the vehicle's exterior also includes its _______ and _________hood

          

  44. Officers should also check the rearview mirror to see if it isseats

          

  45. It is essential to inspect a vehicle _________ taking control of it and operating it on the road.before

          

  46. the vehicle ___________ and _____________ must be checkes• engine oil (measured in quarts)
    • transmission fluid (measured in pints)
    • brake fluid • power steering fluid
    • coolant reservoir • windshield washer fluid

          

  47. Embedded foreign objects candeflate or blow out a tire.

          

  48. officer creates potential for _________ if something happens because of a vehicle problem, especially if inspection and correction could have prevented that problemseats

          

  49. Loose items like briefcases, flashlights, and coffee
    cups travel at the _______ speed as the vehicle.
    safe operation of the vehicle and should be inspected each day before operating the vehicle

          

  50. Headlights, interior lights, turn signals, and hazard flashers should be tested to ensure that theysafe operation of the vehicle and should be inspected each day before operating the vehicle