Failure to perform the Air Brake Check will result in an automatic failure of the vehicle inspection test. Air brake safety devices vary; however, this App is designed to see that any safety device operates correctly as air pressure drops from normal to low air condition. For safety purposes, in areas where an incline is present, you will use wheel chocks during the air brake check. The proper procedures for inspecting the air brake system is referred to as:
LEAKS ALARM BUTTON TEST or (LAB TEST)
The purpose of the CDL Air Brake Check is to be able to do a thorough safety inspection on a commercial vehicle before heading out onto the highway. The CDL Air Brake Check is an important part of the Pre-Trip Inspection Test and one of the toughest state tests to master. Mainly impart because it involves memorization of many items and their condition in a commercial motor vehicle.
During the Pre-Trip Inspection Test, you must show that you have the knowledge and skills to properly inspect your vehicle before you take it out onto the highway.
This App is designed to help you learn the proper techniques to pass the Air Brake Check (Pre-Trip Inspection) section of the CDL Skills Test.