ACCIDENTS INVOLVING DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
If there is a traffic accident involving dangerous substances the ADR-certified driver will be the person most qualified to deal with the situation until the arrival of the emergency services.
Please see below information about causes and prevention of fire. There are three ingredients for fire:
All ADR vehicles in the UK must be equipped with one extinguisher of at least 2kg dry powder for cab fires and one extinguisher of at least 6kg dry powder suitable for dealing with fires in the load.
Dealing with fire