Free Guide to Shipping Hazardous Materials
What does the DOT require for safe transportation of hazardous materials? This guide explains the basics of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
- Gives context for the rules — where they came from, and who they apply to
- Describes the labels and placards required for marking shipments
- Covers other markings like shipping names and identification numbers
- Explains shipping papers and recordkeeping requirements