The fall 2023 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (EDT) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The forum will take place in conjunction with the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) fall program committee meetings.
This public forum is an unrestricted event open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on or within commercial motor vehicles throughout North America.
The 2023 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum serves to continue efforts begun by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) in 1993 when it approved funding and management for research designed to update and improve cargo securement standards. Subsequently, CCMTA’s initial research and standards were completed and the effort was expanded with support from the United States in an interest in harmonizing a North American standard.
Today, on an ongoing basis, Canadian and U.S. regulators and other constituents continue effort through this forum to identify and, where appropriate, address cargo securement issues for potential implementation in an internationally harmonized standard. The forum is open to the industry, enforcement and all interested parties.
If you have any questions, contact CVSA Director of Roadside Inspection Program Kerri Wirachowsky at 301-830-6153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.