ADR Course Parts

ADR Revision Core Module

ADR is an EU Directive.

It covers all vehicles.

Dangerous Goods Module Page 4

In the event of a fire:-
  • Call emergency services.
  • Tackle fire only if safe.
  • Isolate fuel and battery if possible.
  • Secure the area, keep people away.
Fire Extinguishers Vehicles must carry:- (dry powder or equivalent)
  • 2 Kg for engine or cab fire.
  • Up to 3.5t gvw a second 2 Kg for tyre or vehicle fire.
  • Up to 7.5t gvw a 6 Kg.
  • Over 7.5 Kg gvw a minimum of 12 Kg in total.
If the load is entirely infectious substances (6.2) only the 2Kg extinguisher is required. Types of Fire Extinguisher Water
  • OK for solid fuels.
  • Low cost.
  • Can freeze.
  • Not suitable for flammable liquids or electrical.
  • Messy.
  • OK for solid fuels and flammable liquids.
  • Not suitable for electrical.
  • Can freeze.
  • Very messy.
  • General purpose use.
  • Doesn’t cool the fire.
  • Can clog up.
  • Very messy.

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