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  • Handbook combines cargo securement regulations - plus practical, hands-on guidance and illustrated best practices - into one convenient source
  • Helps drivers determine the best load securement methods for the type of cargo they're transporting, based on government recommendations
  • Provides need-to-know guidelines on proper use of blocks, ropes, chains, bars and more for flatbeds, dry vans, reefers and other widely used types of trailers
  • Also covers critical information on the following:
    • General load securement requirements
    • Commodity-specific requirements
    • Cargo securement regulations
    • Tiedown quick reference
    • Frequently asked questions
    • And much more
  • Spiral bound, 7" x 5", over 190 pages


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Product Code: 10220


Description: Handbook for Drivers


Cargo Securement Handbook for Drivers


    • The fundamentals of cargo securement
    • The securement system and it's components
    • Containing, immobilizing, and securing cargo
    • Inspection requirements


    • Logs
    • Dressed lumber and similar building materials
    • Metal coils
    • Paper rolls
    • Concrete pipes
    • Intermodal containers
    • Automobiles, light trucks, and vans
    • Heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery
    • Flattened or crushed vehicles
    • Roll-on/roll-off and hook-lift containers
    • Boulders
    • Square bales of hay


    • Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
    • U.S. FMCSA Cargo Securement Enforcement Policy
    • Cargo securement regulations
    • U.S. manufacturing standards
    • Default working load limits and unmarked tiedowns
    • Tiedown quick reference
    • Glossary
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