The term dangerous goods refers to materials and goods that can pose a threat during the transport process. These dangerous goods are defined and classified in the ADR legislation:
- Explosive materials and items
- Flammable liquid/solid materials
- Self-igniting materials
- Toxic materials
- Radioactive materials
- Corrosive materials
- Various other dangerous materials and items
What must be observed when transporting dangerous goods?
The exact legal regulations for the international transport of dangerous goods by road are laid down in a European agreement called the ADR.