Cargo Securement for Drivers (General Requirements) E-learning Course
This 1 hour online Cargo Securement for Drivers (General Requirements) course provides details on the general cargo securement rules in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), including the driver’s responsibilities for cargo securement, the components of a cargo securement system, and ways to safely secure cargo.
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.
Please Note: The content in this course covers general commodities. Rules for specific commodities are covered in other course titles.
On successful completion of this online course for cargo securement, you will be able to:
- Secure cargo on or in a CMV in a manner that complies with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, specifically 49 CFR 393 Subpart I – Protection Against Shifting and Falling Cargo and 49 CFR 392.9 – Inspection of Cargo, Cargo Securement Devices, and Systems.
During this online training course students will cover the following topics:
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
- Types of cargo
- How to prevent accidents
Delegates will be required to take an end of course assessment
Who Should Attend
This online course is intended for all CMV drivers.