This International Standard applies to devices for the securing of cargo in passenger cars1), station wagons1) and multi-purpose passenger cars1), where the seats directly delimit the loading space.
This International Standard defines minimum requirements and tests for front and rear seats and partitioning systems, in order to improve the protection of the vehicle occupants against shifting load during a frontal impact. In addition, this International Standard defines minimum requirements and tests for lashing points in the above-mentioned vehicles in order to be able to secure a load (luggage or goods) in a reliable and roadworthy way.
For vehicles2) primarily designed for the transportation of cargo and derived from a passenger car1), only the requirements concerning the lashing points of this International Standard apply. Additional requirements for these vehicles2) and requirements for any other delivery vans are specified in ISO 27956.