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

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