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

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2411-8613 (online)
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/17c0c72a-en
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The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) was done at Geneva on 30 September 1957 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, and it entered into force on 29 January 1968. The Agreement itself was amended by the Protocol amending article 14 (3) done at New York on 21 August 1975, which entered into force on 19 April 1985. The Agreement itself is short and simple. The key article is the second, which say that apart from some excessively dangerous goods, other dangerous goods may be carried internationally in road vehicles subject to compliance with: 1) The conditions laid down in Annex A for the goods in question, in particular as regards their packaging and labelling; and 2) The conditions laid down in Annex B, in particular as regards the construction, equipment and operation of the vehicle carrying the goods in question.
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UNECE
08 Aug 2016
Pages:
1285
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9789210581301 (PDF)
http://dx.doi.org/10.18356/19a49c4e-en

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The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road 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. This version has been prepared on the basis of amendments applicable as from 1 January 2017. It contains in particular new or revised provisions concerning for vehicles and machineries; battery powered vehicles and equipment; marking and labeling for lithium batteries in Class 9; instructions in writing; construction and equipment of vehicles; use of LPG, CNG and LNG as fuel for vehicles carrying dangerous goods.
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