MM3670, Lesson 3
Item 27. Give the vehicle driver a copy of the DD Form 836 (see page 33). Then print SAT in the
Item 30. If the shipment is made under the provision of DOT Special Permit Number 868, print SAT in
the Origin column. Otherwise, enter NA in the Origin column. Now, if there are no
deficiencies and you approve the loaded vehicle, sign the form in the Signature (of
Inspector) Origin block and have the driver sign in the Signature (of Driver) Origin block. If
you disapprove, report the reason to your supervisor.
Item 28. Give the driver a copy of DD Form 626 and put SAT in the Origin column. The original is
kept by the activity making the inspection. The rest of the copies are distributed as
Get the driver's copy of the DD Form 626 (figure 3-1). Start with the Destination column in the first part
of the form. The only entries that are different are the date of inspection and the installation/activity.
The date and hour of this inspection are 20 Oct 86, 0830 hours. The installation/activity is Fort
Wainright, Alaska. Remember to check the date on the driver's medical examiner's certificate. It is
only valid for 24 months.
To begin your vehicle inspection, remove the shipping documents, DD Form 1384 (Transportation
Control and Movement Document) (figure 3-4) and DD Form 1348-1 (Single Line Item Release/Receipt
Document) (figure 3-5), that are attached to the load. These are turned in with the DD Form 626 and
the DD Form 836 to the control section after the completion of your inspection.
The items on the DD Form 626 marked with an asterisk (*) are inspected on all incoming loaded
vehicles. Begin with item 8 and inspect all asterisked items. When you find the item in good condition,
put an X in the Sat column under Destination. If the item is bad or damaged, put an X in the Unsat
column. The item-by-item inspection is as follows:
8. Check to make sure the vehicle has the proper fire extinguishers.
Item 11. Check the type of fuel used, either gasoline or diesel. Remember, liquid petroleum gas is
prohibited for Army vehicles.
Item 12. Inspect the fuel tank and fuel line for leaks and damage. Then, check the fuel cap and inlet
to make sure they are serviceable.
Item 14. Inspect the brakes, including the hand brake, to see if they are operable.
Item 15. Check the landing gear assembly to make sure it is in working order.