ISO 27955:2010 applies to devices for the securing of cargo in passenger cars, station wagons and multi-purpose passenger cars, where the seats directly delimit the loading space.
ISO 27955:2010 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, ISO 27955:2010 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 vehicles primarily designed for the transportation of cargo and derived from a passenger car, only the requirements concerning the lashing points of ISO 27955:2010. Additional requirements for these vehicles and requirements for any other delivery vans are specified in ISO 27956.