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The sum of the working load limits of each device used to secure an article on a vehicle is called the aggregate working load limit.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement

Metal coils that weigh less than 2, kg 5, lb. WLL for blocking systems Section 2. Cargo being transported on the highway must remain secured on or within the transporting vehicle.

Place bundles directly on top of other bundles or o spacers. To prevent shifting or tipping, cargo is immobilized or secured on or within a vehicle by tiedowns along with: Option 3 Single Coil Eye Lengthwise. Appropriate use of tiedowns for a group of pipes Special Circumstances: The method used to prevent rolling must not become unfastened or loose while the vehicle is in transit. Suggestion to Increase Safety Choose one of two options for stopping forward motion: They create a downward force that increases the effect of friction between the cargo and the deck.


Are there any requirements for the cargo? If cargo is not prevented from forward movement for securemnet, by the headboard, bulkhead, other cargo, or tiedown attached to the cargosecure the cargo according to the following requirements: All tiedowns and other components secueement a cargo hnadbook system must be located within the rubrails when present. No rolling, tipping, sliding, or falling from vehicle. To calculate Aggregate Working Load limit, add together: Tiedown use Each tiedown must be attached and secured so that it does not become loose or unfastened, open, or release during transit.

The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll. Requiremenst for securing a single coil Section 3. WLL for tiedowns Section 2.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement | SH Logistics, LLC dba SH Transport

What is a tiedown? Attach one tiedown rearward. How to Secruement the Handbook 1. Width is two times greater than the diameter Special Circumstances: To block side-to-side movement, use blocking or high friction devices between drier tiers. To counteract upward movement, attach tiedowns to opposing sides of the cargo so they pull the cargo down. The edge protection itself must also resist crushing, cutting, and abrasion. To counteract movement to one side, attach the tiedown so it pulls the cargo toward the opposite side of the vehicle.

For articles that have a tendency to tip: Containing, Immobilizing, and Securing Cargo To correctly contain, immobilize, or secure cargo, you need to know about: Any device specifically manufactured to attach or secure cargo carg a vehicle or trailer.


Row of Coils Prevent the coil from rolling bunks or similar devices to prevent them from coming loose. To counteract rearward movement, attach the tiedown so it pulls the cargo toward the front of the vehicle.

Driver’s Handbook on Cargo Securement | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

In that way, the carrier, driver, shipper and inspector can all verify that the proper equipment is being used for the job. Cargo is immobilized by structures of adequate strength or a combination of structure, blocking, and bracing to prevent shifting or tipping. This prevents tipping when the vehicle turns.

The center of the highest log on each side or end must be below the top of each stake, bunk, or standard. There are two options for the upper logs that form the top of the load: Adjust load and tiedowns as needed. The WLL is usually assigned by the component manufacturer. Banding If paper rolls are banded together: