California Department of Transportation
 

Load Securement

FEDERAL: California complies with the load securement requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Parts 393.100 to 393.136.

STATE: Several of the California Code of Regulations re. load securement are still current. Start at: http://ccr.oal.ca.gov and select:

  1. Link: List of CCR Titles
  2. Plus sign by: TITLE 13. MOTOR VEHICLES
  3. Plus sign by: DIVISION 2. DEPARTMENT OF THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL
  4. Plus sign by: CHAPTER 7. CARGO SECUREMENT STANDARDS
  5. Plus sign by: ARTICLE 1. PROTECTION AGAINST SHIFTING CARGO, or
  6. Plus sign by: ARTICLE 2. LIQUIDS IN COLLAPSIBLE CONTAINERS

For questions re. load securement, you may also contact the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at (916) 843-3400.


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Revised 12/16/09.