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Video Conference

Load Securement with CDL Briefing

  • Apr 11, 2019 (10:00 - 12:30 pm CT; 9:00 - 11:30 am MT)
    Video Conference (designated rooms at DOT sites)


DEADLINE: Thursday, April 4, 2019


Learn the rules, equipment needs, proper methods and safety aspects for properly securing any load.

  • Learn how to calculate the number, type and placement of load securement devices.
  • Learn how to identify the system's weak link.
  • Learn how securement needs vary by cargo type.
  • What does law enforcement look for?

The instructor will also share a briefing on CDL requirements.

  • Distracted driving review, cell phones and texting.
  • CDL restrictions and how they might affect you.
  • Upcoming CDL Training Requirements: Beginning in February 2020 new commercial drivers, drivers seeking license class upgrades, and drivers seeking special endorsements must be trained through a registered training provider.
  • Are government drivers exempt from the rules?


Brian Barott, Technical Training Specialist, works for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Maintenance, where he plays a key role in the design, development, and delivery of MnDOT's commercial motor vehicle training and snowplow operator training, a nationally recognized training program known as SPOT. In addition, he develops and provides heavy equipment training through eLearning and hands-on training formats for employees that maintain Minnesota state highways.

Target Audience

DOT maintenance crews, County road superintendents, truck drivers, equipment operators, contractors and suppliers will benefit from this information hand-off.

More Info

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).

515 ½ E BroadwaySuite 101Bismarck, ND 58501