§393.104 What standards must cargo securement devices and systems meet in order to satisfy the requirements of this subpart?
(a) General. All devices and systems used to secure cargo to or within a vehicle must be capable of meeting the requirements of §393.102.
(b) Prohibition on the use of damaged securement devices. All tiedowns, cargo securement systems, parts and components used to secure cargo must be in proper working order when used to perform that function with no damaged or weakened components, such as, but not limited to, cracks or cuts that will adversely affect their performance for cargo securement purposes, including reducing the working load limit.