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Tying Down Loads on Trucks

Friday, March 11th, 2022
Tying Down Loads on Trucks

Securing freight on a flatbed properly is essential for safety.

One of the essential tasks of responsible trucking is tying down loads securely. Whether you are shipping cargo on a semi or a flatbed truck, proper loading is vital to both preserving the load and keeping people on the road safe. The one principle to keep in mind when tying down loads on trucks is to make the load one unit with the load carrier, having no longitudinal, sideways, or vertical movement. Below are common ways to tie down loads on trucks securely.