ADR - DANGEROUS GOODS DRIVER TRAINING SCHEME
Under the European Agreement on ADR, drivers of vehicles with tanks and certain tank components, and some drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods in packages, must hold a special vocational certificate of training, sometimes referred to informally as an ‘ADR Certificate’.
All drivers of vehicles carrying dangerous goods must attend an approved basic training course. These courses equip drivers with information and tools so that they:
are aware of the hazards in the carriage of dangerous goods
can take steps to reduce the likelihood of an incident taking place
can take all necessary measures for their own safety and that of the public and the environment to limit the effects of any incident that does occur
have individual practical experience of the actions they will need to take