IoTA_Logo(2).png

Institute of Transport Administration

Educating Transport Management since 1944

News

Using and operating longer semi-trailers – guidance update

Driver Conduct Hearing Outcomes

Dangerous goods safety advisers - Update

HGV Operator Licence Guidance

£8 billion boost to repair roads and back drivers

View all news »

Load Securing – Vehicle Operator Guidance - updated

14 Oct 2020

 

The guidance has been produced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency and representatives from the transport industry. The subject matters chosen were the areas causing the greatest industry concern.

 

Guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/load-securing-vehicle-operator-guidance?utm_source=ee586a59-e7c7-45ec-aedf-1320706b3f3b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

 

This document doesn’t replace the more extensive guidance available in:

Department for Transport Code of Practice:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/safety-of-loads-on-vehicles-code-of-practice

 

European best practices guidelines on cargo securing for road transport:

https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/30c7c1dc-f26e-44af-bd4c-2434b43edd7e