This 20-minute course presents fundamental information for employees on the DOT’s Cargo Securement Standard, and how to safely secure cargo on a truck. Upon completing the course, employees should:
- Understand the hazards an incorrectly secured load can present to them and other vehicles on the road.
- Recognize that accidents involving improperly secured loads are common and preventable.
- Know what they can do to ensure that the cargo on the truck that they’re driving will remain safely secured.
FMCSA Regulations and Interpretations - 49 CFR Parts 300-399, 49 CFR 390.5