There is also an agreement on rail transport called RID (International Regulations on the Carriage of Goods by Rail). The RID SAFETY COMMITTEE and WP.15 manage the European Conventions on rules for the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID) and road (ADR). They meet together twice a year to harmonize the provisions of the two agreements. The aim is to create the necessary coherence between motorways and railways and to promote international harmonisation. The United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods serve as the basis for the RID/ADR agreements. However, RID and ADR also contain specific requirements for signatory parties. Indeed, important paralyzed votes of the UN. The Committees of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods are signatories to the RID and ADR Conventions and the work of the joint RID/ADR meeting has increasingly suggested proposals for the revision of the UN Recommendations. Directive 2008/68/EC transposes RID into EU national law, including for national transport. OTIF and the Commission have put in place the necessary coordination. The Regulation on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID) is Annex C of COTIF and has an Annex.
This Regulation shall apply to international transport. . The Agreement on International Rail Transport (COTIF) applies in Europe, the Maghreb and the Middle East. OTIF Member States apply most of the Annexes to COTIF (uniform rules CIV, CIM, RID, CUV, CUI, APTU and ATMF). A summary of the geographical scope of the Convention is presented below. The complete list of States Parties to the Convention and the declarations and reservations they have made in respect of certain Annexes are available at the following address: www.otif.org The carriage of dangerous goods by road is permitted provided that it complies with the provisions of the Technical Annexes to the Convention, with the exception of certain extremely dangerous goods. RID International rail transport of dangerous goods Trilingual text of the CIM uniform.Applicable from 1 July 2006 / issue of 1 May 201639 ADR pages is the abbreviation of the European Convention on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road). . . .