ADR DANGEROUS GOODS
The transportation of dangerous goods is a specialist area of haulage and must be handled with the utmost professionalism and experience.
We have many years experience in the organisation and transportation of a variety of dangerous goods. Our drivers are ADR trained; this is an essential, legal requirement for drivers of vehicles transporting dangerous goods.
Links to Health and Safety Executive website – The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009
ADR European Agreement
The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
Moving dangerous goods by road is governed by international regulations and is strictly policed. Most European countries are signed up to the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Each country that complies with ADR implements specific safety measures through its own national legislation.
The purpose of The purpose of The purpose of ADR is to ensure that dangerous goods (including clinical and other dangerous waste) being carried by road can cross international borders freely, as long as goods, vehicles and drivers comply with its provisions. ADR has been in force since 1968 and is administered by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). It’s updated every 2 years to take account of technological advances.