The transport of dangerous freight has a unique place in the world of transport. This is partly because of the complexity of the legislation in this field and partly due to the different safety requirements for persons involved with this transport, and to the danger of the material to humans and to the environment. The regulations in the field of transport and storage of dangerous materials is recorded in the different national and international specifications. As well as an overview of the correlation between the different specifications, this almanac presents a clear introduction and eludication on the legal specifications per mode of transport (road, inland waterway, sea and air). Information is given on the classification of danger; routeing; documents: measures to be taken if an accident occurs; the labelling; packaging and the dangerous properties, of the materials concerned. (TRRL)

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    S D U Uitgeverij

    P.O. Box 20014
    's-gravenhage,   Netherlands 
  • Publication Date: 1990


  • Dutch

Media Info

  • Pagination: 180 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00619851
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • ISBN: 90-12-06754-5
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM