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