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Lumber Load Securement


NOTICE: Rules for securement of *Dressed Lumber changed in June 2006. Drivers securing dressed lumber under the "old rules" may be driving illegally. A load securement violation could result in a ticket, delay, fine and in the end - a bad safety rating for the company.




DRESSED LUMBER LOAD SECUREMENT


Rules for Securing Dressed Lumber

49 C.F.R. Part 393.118
Rules were changed as recently as June 2006.


  • Inspection of Cargo
  • Load Securement Terms
  • Securement Equipment and Devices
  • Securement Choices
  • Edge Protectors
  • Cargo must be “immobilized.”
  • Important Warnings (Webbing)
  • Common Webbing Defects
  • Anchor Points
  • Working Load Limits (WLL)
  • Winches And Other Components
  • Unmarked Securing Devices
  • Aggregate Working Load Limit (WLL)
  • Determining Minimum Number of Tiedowns
  • Front End Structures
  • Chain or Chain Binders
  • Warning Flags
  • Dressed Lumber
  • Dimensional lumber
  • Unitizing
  • And much more . . .

Load Securement is the third most cited Out-of-Service area after Brakes and Lights. Avoid CSA 2010 driver points!


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49 CFR Part 393 requirements apply to "intrastate, foreign or interstate Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) operators."

49 CFR Part 393.118 "Dressed Lumber" apply to every person and to all employers of such persons who operate a commercial motor vehicle in any State hauling dressed lumber, packaged lumber, *and building products such as plywood, gypsum board or other materials of similar shape or similar building products.