Dangerous Goods Driver Licence
Driver Licence to Transport Dangerous Goods above prescribed quantities.
Fees: Refer to Related Information for current fees.
Duration: 3 years
In South Australia, the following legislation regulates the licensing of vehicles that are used to transport dangerous goods:
- Dangerous Substances Act 1979
- Dangerous Substances (Dangerous Goods Transport) Regulations 2008
The Regulations require a vehicle transporting dangerous goods and the person driving the vehicle in prescribed quantities to be licensed
A vehicle and a driver is required to be licensed to transport dangerous goods when the vehicle is used to transport:
- dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500 litres; or
- more than 500 kilograms of dangerous goods in a receptacle.
A licence is not required, when the dangerous goods are transported in intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) with a total capacity of IBCs up to 3000 litres, provided that they are not filled or emptied while on the vehicle.
Forms: Application for a Dangerous Goods Driver Licence