Truck Safety Inspector

Inspect diesel and gasoline motortrucks.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$31,000 – $108,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Truck Safety Inspectors do?

Inspects diesel and gasoline motortrucks to ensure that trucks are equipped with accessories prescribed by law: Inspects truck for accessories, such as tools, chains, flares, and first aid kit. Inspects air lines and electric circuits, and reports needed repairs. May drive truck inside terminal yard and garage and position trailer for repair, loading, or unloading. May service vehicle with fuel and water.


Should I be a Truck Safety Inspector?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Aviation-Safety Officer, Safety Inspector, Truck, Vehicle-Safety Inspector

    How to become a Truck Safety Inspector

    We recommend at least an Associate's degree. Check out these schools offering Truck Safety Inspector-related education!
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