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Gravity is Not Load Security

... incidents this week prompt me to remind everyone about load security. Two boats have taken unexpected cruises along the pavement and a ... of her. All of these incidents were cases of improper load security. It seems that many people think that gravity will hold ...

DriveSmartBC - 2022/02/17 - 13:35 - 2 comments

RESOURCE - Load Security Manual

... equally useful to the drivers of light vehicles as well. Load security serves three purposes: keeping the load securely attached to the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2022/02/17 - 13:34 - 1 comment

Load Security

... the National Safety Code Standard 10 that the BC load security regulations are based on. By now you might be thinking that ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/12/29 - 12:08 - 6 comments

How Many Tie Downs Do You Need?

... on a flat deck trailer pulled by a large pickup truck. Load security was provided by a single heavy strap wrapped once around the ... Reference Links: Other Articles Concerning Load Security on DriveSmartBC Rules for Pickups in BC I was ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/12/29 - 13:01 - 2 comments

The Tug Test

... kg . Safety chains, tire condition and inflation, load security and correct hitch ball size are among the other considerations ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/12/29 - 13:00 - 4 comments

The Importance of a Trailer Pre-Trip Inspection

... tires, wheels, licence plate and decal as well as load security. This could be accomplished in a couple of minutes and I then had ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 5 comments

The Trailer Tug Test Revisited

... secured properly? Gravity is not an acceptable method of load security . Is the total weight of the trailer and load less than or ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 0 comments

VIDEO - The Right Reasons

... what you have to". In this case he is using the example of load security and explains that the load may only require four tie downs by ...

DriveSmartBC - 2017/11/13 - 00:10 - 0 comments

Q&A - Unsecured Shipping Container

... charity equal in value to the ticket, perhaps attending a load security training course and proving the same to the officer or even some ...

Anonymous - 2019/10/20 - 18:25 - 10 comments

Pre and Post Trip Inspections

... coupling devices, wheels and rims, emergency equipment and load security devices. A written report of the inspection result is not ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/04/27 - 13:34 - 2 comments

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