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Practical Cargo Securement – Guidelines for Drivers, Carriers and Shippers

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"Practical Cargo Securement" was previously sold in the USA by the American Trucking Associations through a license agreement. Techni-Com is the publisher and now sells direct. This is the most complete reference on the cargo securement regulations available anywhere. Written in an engaging style that is interesting and easy to understand, this is a “must-have” for drivers as well as enforcement staff. It has been described by carriers and trainers as “the bible” on cargo securement regulations. The book contains over 600 illustrations. It covers the general cargo requirements and the 11 specific commodities addressed in the regulations. Navigation panes on each page make it easy to find the information you need. Up to date regulations for the U.S. and Canada are included in the appendix.

Author: Rolf VanderZwaag

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The information in this book is based on the North American Cargo Securement Standard Model Regulation, which serves as the basis for the regulations adopted by Canada and the United States. These regulations are divided into two main sections. The first part contains the general requirements for all types of cargo. The second part contains the requirements that apply only to specific commodities.

6 1/2 in. x 8 3/8 in., full color, 406 pages.

Over 30,000 copies sold.



  1. Basic Principles
  2. Preparing Cargo for Transport
  3. Vehicle Requirements for Vans
  4. Vehicle Requirements for Flat Decks
  5. Cargo Tiedowns
  6. Loading & Securing All Types of Cargo
  7. Securing Cargo in Vans
  8. Inspecting Cargo
  9. Enforcement & Compliance


  1. Logs
  2. Dressed Lumber & Similar Building Materials
  3. Metal Coils
  4. Paper Rolls
  5. Concrete Pipe
  6. Intermodal Containers
  7. Automobiles, Light Trucks & Vans
  8. Heavy Vehicles Equipment & Machinery
  9. Flattened or Crushed Cars
  10. Roll-On/Roll-Off & Hook-Lift Containers
  11. Boulders


US Regulations
Canadian Regulations

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