Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) - FAQs

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) pictureThe European Communities (Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment) Regulations, 2011 (S.I. 349 of 2011) as amended by S.I. 289 of 2013, apply to the carriage of dangerous goods by road in tanks, bulk and packages, including the related packing, loading, filling and unloading of the dangerous goods.

The 2011 and 2013 regulations give effect to the 2013 European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Please note that some of the information provided under the frequently asked questions is subject to change due to amendments in the legislation.