Unsecured load ticket...need advice.

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by screamin eagle, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. rookietrucker

    rookietrucker Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Jul 15, 2007
    Oh I agree, I meant for his attorney.
  2. boxcarmonument

    boxcarmonument Light Load Member

    Sep 22, 2011
    Canton Ohio
    Just curious. Did the cop tell you what the actual infraction was? Whatever he thought was wrong should have been fixed before you left. Meaning he should have told you.

    Another question. Do you have pipe stakes? I believe they are required now.
  3. Tazz

    Tazz Road Train Member

    Oct 25, 2009
    That's kinda what I was thinking. Don't securement infractions have to be corrected prior to being released?

    How the heck are you supposed to touch every pipe unless they are stacked on dunnage giving you access to them?
  4. grizzly

    grizzly Medium Load Member

    Aug 27, 2008
    Layton, Ut
    That is why pyramid loaded pipe sucks. I don't haul pipe unless it's strip loaded. Get an attorney.
  5. Mommas_money_maker

    Mommas_money_maker Road Train Member

    Oct 2, 2011
    North Carolina
    The 100 bucks isnt the issue noob its the huge amount of csa 2010 pts he will get that will stay on his record for 5 yrs. I haul a lot of pipe and I would fight this one.
    123456 Thanks this.
  6. andy

    andy Light Load Member

    Oct 16, 2010
    An unsecured load is the highest pointed CSA2010 offense you can get @ 10 points. Fight it tooth and nail.
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  7. cruisecontrol

    cruisecontrol Medium Load Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    Rockingham, NC
    I would agree..fight it...and if you werent put OOS or didnt have to correct the securement, then it couldnt have been strapped wrong. Was the officer a young guy? maybe new? I try to find out how long any particular officer has been dealing with the DOT rules somewhere in our conversation..Just so I know who I am dealing with.
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