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Commission Directive 2004/112/EC of 13 December 2004 adapting to technical progress Council Directive 95/50/EC on uniform procedures for checks on the transport of dangerous goods by road (Text with EEA relevance)

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1.Risk Category I

Where failure to comply with relevant ADR provisions creates a high-level risk of death, serious personal injury or significant damage to the environment such failures would normally lead to taking immediate and appropriate corrective measures such as immobilisation of the vehicle.

Failures are:

1.

The dangerous goods being carried are prohibited for transport

2.

Leakage of dangerous substances

3.

Carriage by a prohibited mode or an inappropriate means of transport

4.

Carriage in bulk in a container which is not structurally serviceable

5.

Carriage in a vehicle without an appropriate certificate of approval

6.

Vehicle no longer complies with the approval standards and presents an immediate danger (otherwise it goes in risk category II)

7.

Non-approved packaging is used

8.

Packaging does not conform to the applicable packing instruction

9.

The special provisions for mixed packing have not been complied with

10.

The rules governing the securing and stowage of the load have not been complied with

11.

The rules governing mixed loading of packages have not been complied with

12.

The permissible degrees of filling of tanks or packages have not been complied with

13.

The provisions limiting the quantities carried in one transport unit have not been complied with

14.

Carriage of dangerous goods without any indication of their presence (e.g. documents, marking and labelling on the packages, placarding and marking on the vehicle)

15.

Carriage without any placarding and marking on the vehicle

16.

Information relevant to the substance being carried enabling determination of a risk category I offence is missing (e.g. UN number, proper shipping name, packing group)

17.

Driver does not hold a valid vocational training certificate

18.

Fire or an unprotected light is being used

19.

The ban on smoking is not being observed.

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