393.114: (a) Applicability. The rules in this section are applicable to commercial motor vehicles transporting articles of cargo that are in contact with the front-end structure of the vehicle. The front-end structure on these cargo-carrying vehicles must meet the performance requirements of this section.
Aero D.O.T. Bulkheads are intended to be used as cargo securement devices and in contact with the cargo and comply with 393.114 (c) (1) or 393.114 (c) (2) of the FMCSA/D.O.T. regulations. Bulkheads have NOT been designed for the penetration resistance under 49 CFR 393.114 (d).
Drivers and Owners are responsible for complying with the FMCSA/D.O.T. regulations to secure and monitor the cargo load. NOT complying with the regulations to secure and monitor the cargo load could result in death or serious injury.