What should I do before I start my trip? Geena Chen August 09, 2018 12:38 Updated Follow Pre-trip Checklist Log in to the app. Connect to a vehicle. Change your status to On Duty. Complete a pre-trip DVIR. Start Driving! Related articles What do I need in my vehicle at all times to comply with FMCSA regulations on ELDs? How do I select a vehicle at the beginning of my trip? How do I resolve defects in my DVIR? How do I create a pre-trip DVIR? How do I log a Yard Move? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.