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The Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is now entering it’s second year Originally developed by The Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), a partnership of industry bodies, employers and trade unions, the PDP is an industry initiative backed by the government to ensure a consistent high standard in the training of all tanker drivers in the industry....
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ADR Explained The European agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road was created in Geneva on the 30th of September 1957 and came into force on the 29th of January 1958. ADR comes from the official French name for the agreement which is “Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses...
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Classification of dangerous substances under ADR ADR groups hazardous substances into 9 different categories which are referred to as classes. Each class has danger sign to show it’s major hazard and some classes are then sub-divided further to identify the specific hazard. Here is a brief overview of the 9 classes of dangerous goods under...
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INSTRUCTIONS IN WRITING ACCORDING TO ADR Actions in the event of an accident or emergency In the event of an accident or emergency that may occur or arise during carriage, the members of the vehicle crew shall take the following actions where safe and practicable to do so: Apply the braking system, stop the engine...
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ADR Fire Extinguisher Requirements   Carriage in Limited Quantities. (Per individual package) IF a transport unit is not carrying dangerous goods in accordance with ADR 1.1.3.6, it still has to be equipped with at least one portable fire extinguisher for the inflammability classes* A, B and C, with a minimum capacity of 2kg dry powder (or an...
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