Help protect your freight and yourself through proper planning. Follow these simple steps:
- Make yourself aware of high-theft areas.
- Drive a minimum of 4 hours or 150 miles or more from a high-risk site before stopping.
- When you do stop for fuel or rest, pay attention to the other vehicles and people
in the area. Report suspicious vehicles to law enforcement agencies.
- Park in well-lit areas and back your trailer against a fence, door or wall.
- Seal the load and document the seal number on the bill of lading, then have the
shipper sign at origin.
- Use kingpin and trailer locks to protect your equipment and an air-cuff lock applied
to your air valves.
- Make the required check calls via Interactive Voice Response (IVR) at 800-972-9490
and follow the prompts.
A load at rest is a load at risk!!
Hazardous Materials Guidance
- Securement – One securement violation is 21 to 36 CSA points.
- Lock trailer doors – Never enter a trailer containing an inhalation hazard.
- Sealed loads – Never break a customer’s seal without permission.
- Placard display – Lost and/or damaged placards must be replaced immediately.
- Fire extinguishers – All fire extinguishers must be mounted and secured.
- ERG – Current issue is the orange 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook.
- Check call/status updates – MANDATORY for shipments of Class/Division: 1.1, 1.2,
1.3, 1.5, 2.3, & 6.1 (Poison Inhalation Hazards Zone A & B). These commodities require
trucks with Qualcomm.
for important Cargo Security and HazMat updates.
For more information, please contact: