|• The material is evenly distributed
in the box.
• The load is secured so it will not blow
or fall off and damage other vehicles
or cause personal injury. You must
comply with the Traffic Safety Act when
securing loads. If a municipality has a
law that states that the load must be
tarped, you must ensure that it is done.
While covering the load, watch for
debris that may have been caught
in the tarp.
• The vehicle’s tailgate, tailboards, doors,
tarpaulins, spare tire and any other
equipment that needs to be fastened
• There are no loose materials, debris or
rocks in the tailgate, sides of the box,
hitches or coupling devices. Clean or
sweep off loose material with a brush
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