German regulation

GGVSEB_German_Regulation_2017

Class 1

Status: 2014-10-01

In general a

carrier who intends to transport substances and articles of class 1 of ADR to, from or through Germany needs a specific license (§ 7 (1) No. 2 “Sprengstoffgesetz”)

driver of a vehicle who intends to transport substances and articles of class 1 of ADR to, from or through Germany needs a specific license (§ 20 (1) “Sprengstoffgesetz”), additionally to the ADR driver license (basic course + specialization course class 1)

independent from the

– quantity (> 0 kg)

– nationality of the carrier, vehicle and/or driver.

 A lot of exemptions exist, e.g. for the transport

– by rail, ocean and air (§ 4 No. 2 “Sprengstoffgesetz”)

– of ammunition (§ 4 No. 4 “Sprengstoffgesetz”)

– of a lot of UN numbers (§ 4 (2) “1. Sprengstoffverordnung”), e.g. UN 0336 and UN 0037 fireworks.

It is possible that a driver not holding the specific license („Sprengstoffgesetz“) is accompanied by a co-driver who is holding this specific license.

Germany

Class 7

Status: 2014-10-01

The consignor of the shipment must hold a specific approval (§ 4 (1) „Atomgesetz“); the carrier has to use this approval for the transport.

Exemptions: transport

– by air and ocean (§ 17 (1) No. 2 b) and c) “Strahlenschutzverordnung”)

– of UN 2908, UN 2909, UN 2910 and UN 2911 (§ 17 (1) No. 2 a) ”Strahlenschutzverordnung”).

Germany

„GGVSEB“ section 35

Status: 2018-01-01

 

For specific UN numbers in specified quantities of classes

– 1

– 2

– 3

– 4.2

– 4.3

– 5.1

– 6.1

– 8

it is

– permitted to transport by road in general; e.g.: UN 0027 more than 1000 kg net explosive mass per transport unit

– required to use multimodal transport (pre-/on-carriage by road, long distance by rail or inland navigation vessel) if a single transport by rail or inland navigation vessels is not possible for several reasons (missing infrastructure etc)

– required to use only specified roads.

Detail here : GGVSEB_German_Regulation_2017

– section 35