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Cargo Securement Regulations

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Overview

Cargo Securement Regulations are under the Highway Traffic Act and must be followed by all vehicles operating on public roadways in Newfoundland and Labrador. The regulations are broken down into three parts and two schedules.

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Part I — General Performance Criteria

The following is a summary of the different sections under Part I of the Cargo Securement Regulations. These sections focus on performance criteria and cargo securement devices.

  • Cargo Securement Systems
  • Performance Criteria
  • Appropriate System
  • Equivalent Means of Securement
  • Exemption
  • General
  • Minimum Strength
  • Marked Working Load Limit
  • Unmarked Devices
  • Steel Strapping
  • Blocking Systems
  • Rub Rails
  • Timber
  • Placement of Cargo
  • Prevention of Rolling
  • Tiedown Tension
  • Tiedown Edge Protectors
  • Tiedown Working Load Limit
  • Tiedown Minimum Number
  • Applications to Front End Structures
  • Height and Width
  • Strength
  • Penetration Resistance

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Part II — Securement by Cargo Type

The following is a summary of the different sections under Part II of the Cargo Securement Regulations. They deal with the type of cargo being transported and how to secure it.

  • Sand, Gravel and Crushed Stone
  • Fish
  • Logs
  • Dressed Lumber
  • Metal Coils
  • Paper Rolls
  • Concrete Pipes
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Vehicles as Cargo
  • Roll On, Roll Off and Hook Lift Containers
  • Boulders

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Part III — Inspection, Offence, Penalties

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The third section under Cargo Securement Regulations deals with inspections of carriers, offences and penalties.

  • Detention of Vehicle or Cargo
  • Offence
  • Repeal
  • Commencement

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Schedule A — Default Working Limits

Please refer to the Cargo Securement Regulations.

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Schedule B —Manufacturing Standards

Please refer to the Cargo Securement Regulations.

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