Form TR-F-27B "Type Iii Pre-use Inspection Form" - Iowa

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This is a legal form that was released by the Iowa Department of Education - a government authority operating within Iowa. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

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  • Released on October 1, 2015;
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IOWA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
TYPE III PRE-USE INSPECTION FORM (TR-F-27B)
Revised 10/15
ENTITY NAME _______________________________________________ LICENSE PLATE # ___________________
BODY MODEL NAME______________________________ MAKE OF CHASSIS _____________________________
VEHICLE YEAR _______________ / VEHICLE TYPE: TYPE III / VEHICLE RATED CAPACITY ___________
FUEL TYPE:
DIESEL ______
GAS ______
ALTERNATIVE FUEL _____ (SPECIFY ALT. FUEL TYPE)____________________________________
VIN _______________________________________________________________________________________________
THESE ITEMS TO BE INSPECTED BEFORE VEHICLE GOES INTO SERVICE – Place X or checkmark in box
1. BACKUP ALARM – 2007 and newer
12. HEATERS / DEFROSTERS - functioning
- (meeting SAE J994B) minimum 112dBA
13. HORNS - dual horns, operating
2. BRAKES:
14. I.D. SIGNS:
a. Service Brakes: functioning
a.
School sign proper size - 144 square inches
b. Parking Brakes: functioning
b.
‘No Smoking’ sticker – per Iowa DPH
3. BUMPER – front - installed
15. LAMPS, LIGHTS AND SIGNALS:
4. BUMPER – rear - installed
a.
Headlights (high/low beam)
a.
Ethanol Sticker per Governor Exec Order
b.
Backup lights
5. DOORS:
c.
Stop Lights / Tail Lights / Turn Signals
a.
Operating correctly
d.
License plate lamp
b.
Door handles inside and outside working
e.
Dome lights
6. DOOR LOCKS FUNCTIONING
f.
Instrument panel lights
7. EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT:
16. MIRRORS:
a.
First aid kit
a.
Interior
b. Disposable body fluid kit (2007+)
b.
Rear view (outside) (heated)
c.
Fire extinguisher (min 2A10BC rating, 2.5#)
17. SEATS - secured properly
d. Webbing cutter (driver accessible) (2007+)
18. SEAT – DRIVER’S:
e. All emergency equipment secured
a.
Secured with nuts, bolts & washers
8. EXHAUST – per OEM specifications
b.
Multi-position adjustment by driver
9. FUEL TANK: secure
c.
Lap belt/shoulder harness
10. GAUGES & INDICATOR LIGHTS:
19. SHOCK ABSORBERS & STRUTS
a.
Speedometer
a.
Double acting front & rear (shocks)
b. Odometer
20. SPRINGS / SUSPENSION:
c. Oil pressure gauge
a.
Rear Springs: no broken parts
d. Water temp. gauge
b. Front Springs: no broken parts
e. Fuel gauge
21. SUN VISORS
f. Turn signal indicators
22. TIRES – tread depth & spare
g. Headlamps-high beam indicator
23. WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS
h. ABS & Low Tire light in dash
24. WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER - rear
11. HEAD LIGHTS - hi/low features
SIGNATURE: _____________________________________________________________________________________
Pre-Use Inspection Date: _______________________________ Location: _____________________________________
Please return a copy of the completed form to:
Iowa Department of Education
School Transportation
Grimes State Office Building
th
400 E 14
Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146
Or FAX A COPY TO 515-242-5988
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
TYPE III PRE-USE INSPECTION FORM (TR-F-27B)
Revised 10/15
ENTITY NAME _______________________________________________ LICENSE PLATE # ___________________
BODY MODEL NAME______________________________ MAKE OF CHASSIS _____________________________
VEHICLE YEAR _______________ / VEHICLE TYPE: TYPE III / VEHICLE RATED CAPACITY ___________
FUEL TYPE:
DIESEL ______
GAS ______
ALTERNATIVE FUEL _____ (SPECIFY ALT. FUEL TYPE)____________________________________
VIN _______________________________________________________________________________________________
THESE ITEMS TO BE INSPECTED BEFORE VEHICLE GOES INTO SERVICE – Place X or checkmark in box
1. BACKUP ALARM – 2007 and newer
12. HEATERS / DEFROSTERS - functioning
- (meeting SAE J994B) minimum 112dBA
13. HORNS - dual horns, operating
2. BRAKES:
14. I.D. SIGNS:
a. Service Brakes: functioning
a.
School sign proper size - 144 square inches
b. Parking Brakes: functioning
b.
‘No Smoking’ sticker – per Iowa DPH
3. BUMPER – front - installed
15. LAMPS, LIGHTS AND SIGNALS:
4. BUMPER – rear - installed
a.
Headlights (high/low beam)
a.
Ethanol Sticker per Governor Exec Order
b.
Backup lights
5. DOORS:
c.
Stop Lights / Tail Lights / Turn Signals
a.
Operating correctly
d.
License plate lamp
b.
Door handles inside and outside working
e.
Dome lights
6. DOOR LOCKS FUNCTIONING
f.
Instrument panel lights
7. EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT:
16. MIRRORS:
a.
First aid kit
a.
Interior
b. Disposable body fluid kit (2007+)
b.
Rear view (outside) (heated)
c.
Fire extinguisher (min 2A10BC rating, 2.5#)
17. SEATS - secured properly
d. Webbing cutter (driver accessible) (2007+)
18. SEAT – DRIVER’S:
e. All emergency equipment secured
a.
Secured with nuts, bolts & washers
8. EXHAUST – per OEM specifications
b.
Multi-position adjustment by driver
9. FUEL TANK: secure
c.
Lap belt/shoulder harness
10. GAUGES & INDICATOR LIGHTS:
19. SHOCK ABSORBERS & STRUTS
a.
Speedometer
a.
Double acting front & rear (shocks)
b. Odometer
20. SPRINGS / SUSPENSION:
c. Oil pressure gauge
a.
Rear Springs: no broken parts
d. Water temp. gauge
b. Front Springs: no broken parts
e. Fuel gauge
21. SUN VISORS
f. Turn signal indicators
22. TIRES – tread depth & spare
g. Headlamps-high beam indicator
23. WINDSHIELD WIPERS/WASHERS
h. ABS & Low Tire light in dash
24. WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER - rear
11. HEAD LIGHTS - hi/low features
SIGNATURE: _____________________________________________________________________________________
Pre-Use Inspection Date: _______________________________ Location: _____________________________________
Please return a copy of the completed form to:
Iowa Department of Education
School Transportation
Grimes State Office Building
th
400 E 14
Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0146
Or FAX A COPY TO 515-242-5988