MM3670, Lesson 1
Installation/activity-the installation or activity conducting the inspection; in this case, Fort
Driver's state permit no.-the number on the driver's Standard Form 46 (US Government Motor
Vehicle Operator's Identification Card); in this case, SF 46 #384. For a civilian driver, use the
driver's state permit number and the abbreviated name of the state that issued it; for example: (CA)
SP #5923000P19, for a California permit. At this point, you must check the driver's SF 46 or state
permit to make sure it has not expired and that the driver is qualified to operate the type of vehicle
you are inspecting.
Medical examiner's certificate and date-the date of the driver's last medical examination; in this
case, 31 Oct 85. The driver must have a valid medical examiner's certificate. Check it carefully; a
certificate is only good for 24 months. This item applies only to civilian drivers.
In the vehicle section, the following blocks are completed:
Type of vehicle-make an X in the box that identifies the vehicle; in this case, US Army truck and full
Truck number-the number of the vehicle, which is found on the outside of the hood; in this case,
US Army 445318. For a commercial vehicle, enter the abbreviated name of the state and the
license plate number under the word "Origin;" for example: (GA) D-511, for a truck with a Georgia
Trailer(s) number-the US Army number of the trailer, which is found on the rear of the trailer; in this
case, US Army 80944. For a commercial trailer, use the license plate number and state
designation under Origin as you would for the truck number block.
Sleeper cab-make an X in the "yes" box if there is a sleeper cab, in the "no" box if there is not; in
this case, the "yes" box is marked.
Valid lease-for commercial vehicles only. Ask to see the driver's copy of the lease validated by the
post transportation office. Make an X in the appropriate box.
I.C.C. number-for commercial vehicles only. This number is normally found on the outside of the
Item-by-item Inspection Checklist
The second part of the DD Form 626 is a checklist for an item-by-item inspection of the vehicle.
Instructions for the inspection are on the back of the form, and you can refer to them as you conduct an
In the Origin column of the form, items 1 through 22 are completed by placing an X in the Sat
(satisfactory) column or the Unsat (unsatisfactory)