There are some items that even Walkers can’t move otherwise referred to as Dangerous goods.
So what are Dangerous Goods?
Dangerous Goods are items that may endanger the safety of a truck, your valuable furniture, Walkers employees, pedestrians, and the driving public also on the road with our vehicle.
They are also known as restricted articles and hazardous materials. Their carriage on trucks is governed by the Australian states and territories legislative responsibility for the road and rail transport of dangerous goods in Australia i.e. Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008. Dangerous goods are classified under the Australian Dangerous Goods Code (ADG Code) and United Nations Manual of Tests and Criteria.
The Australian Dangerous Goods Code forbids the carriage of most items of Dangerous Goods onto a truck. Here’s a comprehensive list of the things that can’t be taken with you:-
- Oils Cooking oils
- Kerosene Turpentine
- Pure alcohol Methylated spirits
- Paints Varnish
- Photographic developers
- Toxins & Poisons
- Arsenic Polishes
- Weed killers Pesticides
Explosives (i KNOW it should go without saying!)
- Flares fireworks Ammunition
- Black Powder
- Flammable gases
Methane Chlorine Gas
- Radioactive material
- Wet batteries Corrosives
- Oxides Mercury
- Caustic soda
- All guns ie. hand & fully automatic weapons Military weapon
- With the Exception of the Australian Defence Force members Firearms and Ammunition: We may agree to carry firearms and ammunition for Australian Defence Force members only as disclosed on their inventory authorised by Toll Transitions. If we do these items must be packed by the member (not our removalists or packers) in accordance with all applicable national and international laws and regulations.
Irritants, animal skins, stuffed animals, matches, life rafts, scuba tanks, aerosol cans, pressurised vessels, butane lighters and refills, explosive devices of any kind, gas cylinders, home soda soft drink maker cylinders, and Ivory.
If you’ve got any doubts, call a Walkers representative 1800 630 077
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