This is the current edition, in effect until December 31st, 2022.
New or revised provisions:
– the transport of electrical storage systems (including lithium batteries installed in goods transport units and defective batteries),
– medical waste and radioactive materials.
– medical gases (particularly medical oxygen) increased demand because of COVID 19
– infectious, hazardous or radioactive substances
The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) is an important trade facilitation tool. ADR’ strong impact is that it clearly specifies how dangerous goods can be authorized for transport. Outside applying ADR, tranports are simply not authorized.