When the government enacted the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) initiative in 2010, they did so as a means of replacing outdated regulations with new rules designed to make trucking safer for drivers, fleets, and shippers and receivers. One of the inevitable results of CSA was more scrutiny of flatbed drivers who now have even greater responsibility for making sure cargo is safely secured.
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Unsecure cargos have caused many fatal accidents and this is a shame really because such accidents can easily be avoided by securing the cargo. All one needs to do, is use Truck Tarps to secure a truck’s cargo to ensure it doesn’t fall off in transit. Tarps not only keep the cargo secure but also keep it safe from inclement weather. This infographic takes a look at the use of Truck Tarps and the role played by them in reducing fatal truck accidents.