A Case Study into the Safety Compliance within the Road Freight Transport Sector with Regards to Securing Cargo

https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.2.F43-F48

  • Ján Ližbetin
  • Mária Stopková
Keywords: road freight transport, lashing and securing cargo, safety, case study

Abstract

This article deals with the issue of safety within the road freight transport sector with regards to the securing of cargo on a vehicle. The first part of the article focuses on the legal framework that regulates this issue in the Czech Republic. The second part is based on a case study and survey conducted among drivers of the road freight transport vehicles into their awareness of what they understand is meant by securing and secure cargo. The case study was carried out in a specific transport company and includes an analysis of the current situation and concrete measures for improving safety while securing timber for transport.

Author Biographies

Ján Ližbetin

The Institute of Technology and Business in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Technology, Department of Transport and Logistics, Czech Republic

Mária Stopková

The Institute of Technology and Business in Ceske Budejovice, Faculty of Technology, Department of Transport and Logistics, Czech Republic

Published
2021-04-01
How to Cite
Ján Ližbetin, & Mária Stopková. (2021). A Case Study into the Safety Compliance within the Road Freight Transport Sector with Regards to Securing Cargo. Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina, 23(2), F43-F48. https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2021.2.F43-F48
Section
Safety and Security Engineering in Transport