Training and the requirement is based
on North American Cargo Securement Standard. If you
follow the Standard, you will be in compliance with
provincial rules and Federal regulations.
In the United States, the requirements
became effective: December 26, 2002 with January 1,
2004 as the deadline. For motor carriers to make sure
they are in compliance with the final rule (Docket
The Standard Applies to vehicles with
gross vehicle weight rating, or gross combination
weight rating in excess of 10,000 lb. (4,500 kg).
Standard specifies how cargo carried by these vehicles
must be secured, and serves as basis of the training.
If you have cargo securement needs be
sure to contact STS. We can develop a training package
for your company to ensure regulations are being followed.