Cargo Securement Flatbeds

This online course explains the fundamentals of flatbed cargo loading and securement procedures, as well as driver pre-trip and en route responsibilities.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Successful commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers must do all that they can to properly secure cargo on flatbed trailers. Poorly secured cargo can result in damage to cargo or vehicles, delays due to roadside enforcement, and potential accidents that can cause injuries or even loss of life. To avoid problems, flatbed drivers must be able to position and secure cargo properly.

COURSE TOPICS

This online Cargo Securement Flatbeds course covers the following topics:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability
  • Pre-Trip Planning
  • Permits
  • Walk-around Inspections
  • Loading and Securing Cargo
  • Lumber & Building Materials

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 60 minutes

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

N/A

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