1. This Regulation governs the securement of cargo carried by heavy vehicles. It also governs the securement of the contents of intermodal containers and containers carried on heavy vehicles. For that purpose, the provisions of this Regulation integrate the provisions of National Safety Code Standard 10, Cargo Securement, published by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, available on the website http://www.ccmta.ca, as it reads on the date of the shipment.
This Regulation does not govern the securement of cargo transported by farm motor vehicles or farm trailers within the meaning of the Regulation respecting road vehicle registration (chapter C-24.2, r. 29) if
(1) the warning sign required by section 274 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) is attached to the rear of the vehicle or combination of vehicles;
(2) the vehicle travels at a speed of less than 40 km/h; and
(3) the cargo is contained against the structure of the vehicle and the structure is strong enough to prevent any horizontal movement or the cargo is secured to prevent such movement.