MM3670, Lesson 1
INSPECTING AN EMPTY MOTOR VEHICLE
Most ammunition is transported by motor vehicles. These motor vehicles must be inspected before
loading to see if they can be used. DD Form 626 (Motor Vehicle Inspection) is used by the ammunition
inspector during the inspection to record specific information and to indicate acceptance or rejection of
Task. This lesson is based on the following task from soldier's manual STP 9-55X34-SM-TG: 093-404-
3120, Inspect an Empty Motor Vehicle.
Objectives. When you have completed this lesson, you should be able to detect all deficiencies in an
empty motor vehicle to be used for hauling ammunition, and to record these deficiencies correctly on
DD Form 626 so that you will know whether to approve or disapprove use of the vehicle.
Conditions. You will have this subcourse book and work without supervision.
Standard. You must score at least 75 on the end-of-subcourse examination that covers this lesson
and lessons 2 and 3 (answer 30 of the 40 questions correctly).
FILLING OUT DD FORM 626
DD Form 626 (Motor Vehicle Inspection) is made up of three parts. See figure 1-1. The first part, the
upper portion of the form, is for listing information about the vehicle, the driver, and the inspection. The
second part, numbered items 1 through 22 and the approved/rejected decision blocks, is filled out
during the inspection of an empty vehicle. The third part, numbered items 23 through 30 and applicable
signature blocks, is filled out during the inspection of a loaded vehicle, the subject of lesson 3 of this
Vehicle, Driver, and Inspection Information
The vehicle inspected using the DD Form 626 in figure 1-1 is a military truck with a sleeper cab. It has
a military driver. Starting with the Origin column, the following items are filled in:
Name of carrier-the unit designation of the vehicle; in this case, the 37th Transportation Company.
For a commercial carrier, use the firm's name.
Name of driver-in this case, SP4 James Baggett.
Date and hour-the date and hour of the inspection; in this case, 17 Oct 86, 0850 hours.