When cargo is transported on the highway, the cargo must be securely placed on or in the vehicle. Loose or falling cargo causes accidents - sometimes severe accidents. As a driver, you need to make sure your cargo is secure.
This course provides details on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) covering the securement of intermodal containers. Recommended Prerequisite: Cargo Securement for Drivers: General Requirements
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Secure intermodal containers to a CMV in a manner that complies with the special rules included in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), specifically 49 CFR 393.126.