When do you need a Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser?

Pay attention or pay the price. Take a look what ADR says about Dangerous Goods Safety Adviser. (DGSA) Each undertaking, the activities of which include the carriage, or the related packing, loading, filling or unloading, of dangerous goods by road shall appoint one or more safety advisers for the carriage of dangerous goods, responsible for [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:32+00:00September 21st, 2016|ADR|0 Comments

Exemptions related to dangerous goods used as a coolant or conditioner during carriage

Pay attention or pay the price. When used in vehicles or containers for cooling or conditioning purposes, dangerous goods that are only asphyxiant (which dilute or replace the oxygen normally in the atmosphere) are only subject to the provisions of section 5.5.3. ADR 5.5.3: Provisions related to dangerous goods used as a coolant or conditioner [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:32+00:00September 18th, 2016|ADR|0 Comments

Exemptions related to quantities carried per transport unit.

Also called ADR 1.1.3.6. The exemption, every driver should know. Pay attention or pay the price. As a driver, you should know how to calculate thresholds according to ADR 1.1.3.6. Why? Let me tell you my story, and you will see. Many years ago we had a job. One collection in Ireland and multi [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:33+00:00September 9th, 2016|ADR|0 Comments

DANGEROUS GOODS PACKED IN EXCEPTED QUANTITIES

Pay attention or pay the price. If you are a truck driver, probably you have never seen dangerous goods packed in excepted quantities. Unless you are involved in multimodal transport (air cargo). That's because EQ mainly belongs to air transport. EQ is more strict than LQ (Limited Quantity), so if somebody wants to transport dangerous [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:33+00:00September 6th, 2016|ADR|0 Comments

AETR or 561/2006/EC ?

Pay attention or pay the price. Journeys to or through the countries that are signatories to the AETR Agreement (see list below) are subject to AETR rules. AETR rules apply to the whole journey, including any EU countries passed through. Council Regulation (EC) 561/2006, which came into force in April 2007 replaced the previous EU [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:33+00:00September 5th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments