Ag outreach farm program 2011 load securementPresentation Transcript
Agriculture OutreachOffice of Motor Vehicle Enforcement Iowa Department of Transportation
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Cargo securement rulesSecurement devices(including chains) maynot be twisted or knotted Voids the tie-down
Cargo securement rules
Cargo securement rules “Cold shut” links are not approved for chain repairVoids thetie-down Clevis splice OK
Cargo securement rulesFactory anchor points should begiven priority
Cargo securement rulesTracked and wheeled equipmentthat weighs over 10,000 lbs userule 393.130
Cargo securement rulesApplicabilityEquipment 10,000 lbs or less may userule 393.128 orgeneral rules393.100-393.114
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or lessMust be restrained with at leasttwo tie-downs, one at the front andone at the rear.Prevent movementin forward, rear,lateral and verticaldirections.
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or more Start with a minimum of four tie-downsLocate the tie-downsat engineered anchorpoints, if possible.
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or moreOr locate the tie-downsnear the ends ofthe machine. Use separate tie-downs, do not interconnect.
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or moreAdd more tie-downs as needed to achieve required WLL.
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or moreEach tie-down must have its own tensioning device
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or moreLower all accessories, andsecure to vehicle.
Cargo securement rules 10,000 lbs or morePrevent articulation by usinglocks or additional tie-downs.