DOT inspection can mean a great deal of stress, regardless how calm and experienced truck driver you are.
You shouldn’t fear the DOT inspection, if you are doing what you are supposed to be doing!
I know its easiest said than done, but if you obey the rules and regulations, than there is nothing to worry about; or better said less things to worry about!
First of all, being in the trucking industry means a lot of rules! Period!
Regardless if you are a broker, dispatcher, experienced truck driver or a rookie, trucking company owner, or hold some role in the management or logistics, you still will need to comply and obey with the numerous agencies rules and regulations, with some of the main ones being the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).