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Delivery Driver Vehicle Maintenance Test

The delivery driver vehicle maintenance test assesses a candidate’s knowledge of how to appropriately respond to warning lights, inspect fluid levels, perform safety inspections, and make necessary vehicle repairs. A series of multiple-choice questions illustrate real-life scenarios and anticipate how well a candidate will acclimate to a role that requires operating and maintaining commercial vehicles. Appropriate for use as a long-distance truck driver test or a delivery driver test, this module will measure a job candidate’s ability to:

  • Promptly and correctly decipher dashboard indicator lights.
  • Perform minor vehicle repairs.
  • Identify the most likely cause of common malfunctions or performance issues.

element-grad-cap   ABILITIES EVALUATED

  • Knowledge of general vehicle maintenance inspections, such as tires, fluid levels, and lights
  • Ability to use vehicle knowledge to complete minor emergency repairs (e.g., changing tires, light bulbs, fuses, etc.

element-grad-cap   QUESTION FORMAT

  • Multiple Choice
  • Situational Judgment Test

element-grad-cap   LANGUAGE

  • English

element-grad-cap   DIFFICULTY

  • Easy

WHY TEST?

Properly operating and maintaining a vehicle designed to transport goods or services greatly increases the safety of employees and the general public, decreases the odds of minor red flags escalating into more serious issues, and conserves company resources.
Identifying and hiring observant and mechanically inclined drivers is crucial to safeguarding organizational performance, credibility, and effectiveness.
A qualified driver understands the importance of providing routine preventative vehicle maintenance and proactively addressing concerns, while delivering error-free results, managing time effectively, and guaranteeing the safety of public health and company property. Use the delivery driver vehicle maintenance test to help identify a knowledgeable candidate who capably performs vehicle safety inspections, diagnoses check engine lights, and makes repairs.

The delivery driver vehicle maintenance skills assessment test evaluates a job candidate’s ability to:

  • Troubleshoot and respond accordingly to issues, such as an overheating vehicle or tire tread wear, while adhering to proper safety standards. Immediately address and take appropriate steps to diagnose a check engine light.
  • Follow written instructions and utilize resources to replace damaged or defective internal vehicle components.
  • Adapt to unexpected situations, and use sound judgement when solving unforeseen problems.
  • Assess risks and expedite vehicle maintenance and repair processes.

Use this delivery driver and vehicle maintenance test to quickly and easily automate the screening process for entry-level or experienced candidates, including dry van drivers, flatbed drivers, tanker drivers, freight haulers, or any other applicable positions requiring employees to operate or maintain a vehicle.

EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

Sample Question 1

After how many hours of driving a fleet vehicle should engine oil be checked?

Sample Question 2

Talia notices that her truck starts to gently shake while she’s driving on the highway. The front tires shake even more once her speed reaches 65 mph. She decides to put extra air in her tires immediately to resolve the shaking.

How effective is Talia’s solution?

5 = Highly effective
4 = Very effective
3 = Moderately effective
2 = Slightly effective
1 = Ineffective

RELATED JOBS

  • Repair
  • Maintenance, & Installation
  • Transportation

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

The Vehicle Maintenance Skills module content was developed by the Indeed Assessment Science Team, with expertise in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Instructional Design, Education, and Graphic Design. In addition, team members worked in collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs). Indeed’s SMEs are required to demonstrate experience performing at a high level, supervisory experience, or responsibility for defining requirements for those jobs that require vehicle maintenance skills.