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Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) Form

A Driver Vehicle Inspection Report as required by D.O.T. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Checkout the Forms Library »

Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) - Printable PDF
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What is a DVIR?

A Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) is a commericial vehicle inspection that must be completed daily by drivers. A DVIR is required by Federal Law (396.11, 396.13) and enforced by the US Department of Transportation.

A DVIR allows a driver to go through a detailed list of inspections to ensure the safety of the commercial vehicle each day. According to federal regulations 49 CFR 396.11 a pre and post inspection must be submitted, and the records maintained. If a DVIR is not filled out or the records are falsified could result in thousands of dollars in fines.

iScout makes it easy for drivers to fill out and submit their daily DVIR reports. Drivers simply open the iScout app, check the appropriate boxes and press "Submit". No need to fax documents or make unnecessary trips to the field office. Managers can be notified instantly if items are missing or if repair is required. Your organization can also modify the form to ask specific, company-related questions.

DVIR Facts From The DOT

  • Driver must prepare a DVIR at the completion of each day’s work and shall submit those reports to the motor carrier upon his/her return to the home terminal
  • Inspections must include any power unit and/or trailer
  • A separate DVIR must be prepared for each power unit operated during the day’s work
  • The motor carrier must complete repairs of defective or missing parts before allowing the vehicle to be driven
  • Either the driver or the commercial repair facility must certify repairs
  • The motor carrier’s certification be shown on all copies of the DVIR

This form is a sample report which can be imported into your iScout account and modified to fit your organization's policies and procedures.

If you don't have an iScout account, download the printable Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) PDF form so your team can fill out a paper copy.



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