About this course
A correctly loaded vehicle is critical in ensuring the safety of the driver and other road users.
This course has been designed to help participants gain knowledge in this area. Participants will be provided with theory and concepts of how to secure a load to a vehicle, including the mass limits, legislation, and the relationship it has with Chain of Responsibility.
- Roles and responsibility under Chain of Responsibility
- Weight limits for axles
- Vehicle dimensions (length/width)
- Restraint methods (direct, tie-down etc.)
- Load distribution
- Lashing angles
- Restraint types
- Load shifting