Cargo Securement Handbook for Drivers (02670)
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Cargo Securement Handbook for Drivers

Help drivers stay safe and in compliance with federal and Canadian requirements. Read more.

Product Code: 10220
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  • Combines cargo securement regulations - plus practical, hands-on guidance and illustrated best practices - into one convenient source
  • Helps drivers determine the best cargo securement methods for the type of cargo they're transporting, based on government recommendations
  • Provides need-to-know securement 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 cargo securement requirements
    • Commodity-specific securement 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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Spiral Bound


Product Code Description Format Language Size Units Per Case Copyright Date ISBN
Spiral Bound
Spiral Bound
7" x 5"
42 per case
2014 (Rev. 2017)

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Table of Contents



  • 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


"We're able to use the Cargo Securement Handbook in two different ways. We share them with new employees in combination with our own company-specific materials, and also as part of refresher training to help maintain awareness of important practices.

My new and veteran employees both benefit from the information in the handbooks.

Most of the drivers we hire are experienced, and the handbook re-emphasizes the skills that help keep them on top of their game and avoid becoming complacent."

Rick Lawson
Safety Director
Trinity Industries Transportation, Inc.
Dallas, TX

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