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European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR)

Applicable as from 1 January 2013

  • Author: UN, ECE
  • Publication date: December 2012
  • Page count: 0
  • Language(s) in this book: English, French
  • Sales number: 12.VIII.3

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About the book

This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Regularly amended and updated since its entry into force, it contains the conditions under which dangerous goods may be carried internationally. Applicable as from 1 January 2013, it contains in particular revised provisions concerning the carriage of dangerous goods packed in limited quantities and the carriage of substances which are toxic by inhalation, new criteria for the classification of environmentally hazardous substances, revised requirements for the construction and testing of pressure receptacles, tanks, battery-vehicles and MEGCs, including conformity assessment and periodic inspection, as well as revised provisions for the training of drivers, the safety obligations of unloaders and instructions in writing to be carried on board the vehicle. (Sold as print only, PDF only, and CD-Rom only. The book and CD-Rom will no longer be sold as a set, but both can be purchased separately. The CD-Rom is bilingual in English/French containing MS Word and Excel files, while the PDF is available in English, French and Russian.)