Entering new tanks into service and using them on roads

Allows new tank vehicles to enter into service and be used on roads without an ADR1 certificate (authorisation 476).


Authorisation number 476

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This authorisation notice allows new tank vehicles to enter into service and be used on the roads of Great Britain without an ADR1 certificate.

ADR part 9 inspection and certification is required from the date that the vehicle was due to have its first roadworthiness inspection under the Goods Vehicle (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988 as amended.

This authorisation is valid until 31 August 2018 unless otherwise revoked.

See other authorisation notices for transporting dangerous goods.

Published 13 October 2016
Last updated 2 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Document updated to extend authorisation validity for another year and be more explicit about the types of tank vehicle covered.
  2. First published.