Instructions in writing

As an aid during an accident emergency situation that may occur or arise during carriage, instructions in writing in the form specified in 5.4.3.4 shall be carried in the vehicle crew’s cab and shall be readily available.

These instructions shall be provided by the carrier to the vehicle crew in language(s) that each member can read and understand before the commencement of the journey. The carrier shall ensure that each member of the vehicle crew concerned understands and is capable of carrying out the instructions properly.

Before the start of the journey, the members of the vehicle crew shall inform themselves of the dangerous goods loaded and consult the instructions in writing for details on actions to be taken in the event of an accident or emergency.

The instructions in writing shall correspond to the following four page model as regards its form and contents.

Revised instructions in writing which will be applicable as from 1 January 2015

French

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UNECE Version (Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/222 and Add.1)

English

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UNECE Version (Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/222 and Add.1)

Russian

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UNECE Version (Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/222 and Add.1)

Danish

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(Source: Government of Denmark, received on 09.12.2014)

Dutch

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(Source: Government of Belgium)

Dutch

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(Source: Government of the Netherlands, received on 17.09.2015)

Finnish

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(Source: Government of Finland, received on 22.06.2015)

German

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(Source: Government of Germany, received on 14.11.2014/Government of Switzerland, received on 14.11.2014/Government of Austria, received on 24.11.2014)

On 14.11.2014 the Government of Switzerland notified that variations in spelling or terminology confirmed by usage in certain German-speaking countries or regions are acceptable and do not affect the validity of the instructions in writing provided they may be understood by the members of the vehicle crew. 
On 24.11.2014 the Government of Austria notified that variations in spelling or terminology confirmed by usage in certain German-speaking countries or regions are acceptable and do not affect the validity of the instructions in writing provided they may be understood by the members of the vehicle crew.

Greek

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(Source: Government of Greece, update received on 17.09.2015)

Hungarian

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(Source: Government of Hungary, received on 08.07.2015)

Italian

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(Source: Government of Italy, received on 11.09.2015)

Latvian

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(Source: Government of Latvia, received on 30.12.2014)

Lithuanian

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(Source: Government of the Republic of Lithuania, received on 14.07.2015)

Norwegian

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(Source: Government of Norway, revised version received on 13.02.2015)

Polish

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(Source: Government of Poland, revised version received on 20.08.2015)

Portuguese

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(Source: Government of Portugal, received on 25.05.2015)

Romanian

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(Source: Government of Romania, revised version received on 11.03.2015)

Serbian

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(Source: Government of Serbia, received on 04.08.2015)

Slovak

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(Source: Government of Slovakia, received on 21.05.2015)

Slovenian

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(Source: Government of Slovenia, received on 18.02.2015)

Spanish

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(Source: Government of Spain, received on 29.04.2015)

Swedish

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(Source: Government of Sweden, received on 19.01.2015)

Turkish

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(Source: Government of Turkey, received on 29.09.2015)