Suitable for: Anyone transporting dangerous goods by road.
To take into account
A driver must attend a Department for Transport approved course and pass SQA exams to get an ADR Certificate.
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European Agreement concerning the international carriage of Dangerous goods by Road.
To allow drivers to carry 7 Classes in package, cylinders, IBCs
To allow drivers to carry flammable liquids in Tankers
Who needs an ADR Certificate?
Anyone transporting dangerous goods by road in most road tankers, tank containers, in bulk and a certain amount of dangerous goods by road in in-scope packages (i.e. in receptacles over certain sizes - separate limited quantities are allocated to each product).
Attendance of a course must be carried out by approved training providers, is a legal requirement and counts as part of drivers' hours. Each trainer is individually approved by SQA and comes from industry background.
The number of days depends on the goods being carried and their containers.