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Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of these Regulations

  5. 4.Meaning of and revisions to the approved list

  6. 5.Meaning of operator

  7. 6.Construction of vehicles and tank containers

  8. 7.Testing and examination of the carrying tanks of road tankers and tank containers

  9. 8.Exceptions to regulations 6 and 7

  10. 9.Keeping of documents

  11. 10.Information relating to dangerous substances to be received by operators

  12. 11.Limitation on the carriage of certain substances

  13. 12.Information in writing to be available during carriage

  14. 13.Precautions against fire or explosion

  15. 14.Precautions to be taken before loading road tankers and tank containers with dangerous substances

  16. 15.Prohibition against overfilling road tankers or tank containers

  17. 16.Openings in tanks and valves to be securely, closed before commencement of journey

  18. 17.Parking and supervision of vehicles containing dangerous substances

  19. 18.Road tankers carrying dangerous substances to carry hazard warning panels

  20. 19.Tank containers carrying dangerous substances to car? hazard warning panels

  21. 20.Additional requirements for labelling road tankers and tank containers carrying multi-loads

  22. 21.Circumstances in which regulations 18 to 20 do not apply

  23. 22.Prohibition on provision and display of hazard warning panels and labels and additional information

  24. 23.Removal of hazard warning panels and labels

  25. 24.Hazard warning panels and labels to be kept clean and free from obstruction

  26. 25.Unloading of petrol at petroleum filling stations and certain other premises licensed for the keeping of petrol

  27. 26.Instruction and mining for drivers

  28. 27.Information to be produced to police constables and inspectors of vehicles

  29. 28.Exemption certificates

  30. 29.Defence in proceedings for contravening these Regulations

  31. 30.Revocation and modifications

  32. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTIC PROPERTIES OF AND SIGNS FOR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES

      1. PART I TABLE OF CHARACTERISTIC PROPERTIES AND Classifications OF DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND LIST OF SIGNS THEREFOR

      2. PART II

      3. PART III SPECIFICATIONS FOR SIGNS SHOWN IN COLUMN 3 OF PART 1

        1. 1.The signs shall conform in form and colour with those...

        2. 2.Each sign shall be in the form of a square...

        3. 3.Each sign shall, for any part of it which is...

        4. 4.The colours of the signs shall so far as is...

      4. PART IV SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE SIGN SHOWN IN PART II

        1. 1.The sign shall conform in form and colour with that...

        2. 2.The sign shall be in the form of a square...

        3. 3.The sign shall, for that part of it which is...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      EXCEPTIONS TO THESE REGULATIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      HAZARD WARNING PANELS AND LABELS

      1. 1.Form of hazard warning panels

      2. 2.Any reference in paragraphs 3, 4, 5 and 7 to...

      3. 3.Information about single loads

      4. 4.Subject to regulation 4(2), the following information shall be shown...

      5. 5.Information about multi-loads

      6. 6.Specifications for hazard warning panels

      7. 7.Text permitted in space (4)

      8. 8.Form of labels

      9. 9.Any reference to a space number in paragraphs 8 and...

      10. 10.Information to be shown on labels

      11. 11.Specifications for labels

      12. 12.Colour of hazard warning panel and labels

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      UNLOADING OF PETROL AT PETROLEUM FILLING STATIONS AND CERTAIN OTHER PREMISES LICENSED FOR THE KEEPING OF PETROL

      1. PART I GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

        1. 1.(1) It shall be the duty of the person licensed...

        2. 2.(1) The licensee shall, for the purpose of distinguishing one...

        3. 3.For the purpose of distinguishing one compartment of the carrying...

        4. 4.The licensee shall ensure that every dipstick, not being one...

        5. 5.Where the method of filling a storage tank is by...

        6. 6.In any case where the method of filling the tank...

        7. 7.Where, during the course of filling a storage tank, vapours...

        8. 8.(1) The licensee shall appoint a competent person aver the...

      2. PART II THE PART 11 PROCEDURE

        1. 9.The competent person shall be in charge of the storage...

        2. 10.Before delivery into any storage tank is begun, the competent...

        3. 11.The driver of a road tanker shall not commence any...

        4. 12.The competent person shall, during the whole time of a...

        5. 13.The driver of a road tanker shall ensure that, during...

        6. 14.During the whole time of a delivery of petrol from...

        7. 15.Both the driver and the competent person shall, during the...

        8. 16.The driver of a road tanker shall ensure that petrol...

        9. 17.When the driver of a road tanker has completed a...

        10. 18.The competent person shall, following the completion of a delivery...

      3. PART III THE PART 111 PROCEDURE

        1. 19.(1) The licensee shall not use the Part III procedure...

        2. 20.(1) Where the licensee intends to use the Part III...

        3. 21.The licensee or the competent person shall, before the commencement...

        4. 22.Before making any delivery of petrol by the Part III...

        5. 23.A driver of a road tanker who makes a delivery...

        6. 24.The driver of a road tanker which has completed a...

        7. 25.The supplier of the petrol shall keep the copy certificate...

      4. PART IV FORM OF CERTIFICATE FOR LICENSEE-CONTROLLED DELIVERIES

        1. Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (“the Regulations”)

          Licensee-controlled deliveries in accordance with Part II of Schedule 4 to the Regulations

      5. PART V FORM OF CERTIFICATE FOR DRIVER-CONTROLLED DELIVERIES

        1. Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (“the Regulations”)

          Driver-controlled deliveries in accordance with Part III of Schedule 4 to the Regulations

      6. PART VI FORM OF PART III LICENCE

        1. Part III Licence Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Road Tankers and Tank Containers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (“the Regulations”)

          Driver-controlled deliveries in accordance with Part III of Schedule 4 to the Regulations

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      REVOCATION AND MODIFICATIONS

      1. PART I REVOCATION

      2. PART II MODIFICATIONS

        1. 1.Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Reporting of Injuries,...

        2. 2.The Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991...

        3. 3.The Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations (Northern Ireland)...

  33. Explanatory Note

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