RM Couriers

In connection with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act 1992, R. M Couriers is officially licensed to transport substances which would be regarded as harmful to human beings or the environment, to worldwide destinations.

We ensure the safe collection, storage and delivery of dangerous goods, which are delivered internationally by sea and air freight.

It is now more critical than ever for all shippers to be either assisted in their shipping or for them to spend a lot of money on training.

Meeting Our Customers Needs

This is where we come into our own by offering our customers a simple solution for their logistics needs, using us as their shipping department and allowing us to use our experience and expertise to their benefit.

The signs below are an indication of the type of harmful substance contained and the potential threat it bares.

Dangerous Goods

Hazardous Substances Safety

In order to get your goods to the destination safely, RM Couriers will plan the best route for you and decide which of the transportation methods is most appropriate for your situation. We will also package the goods safely so that in the case of an emergency, they will not be exposed to the environment.

Our drivers are specially trained to handle the goods, load them and transport them safely using the correct vehicles. Hazadous Substances Icon


Dangerous goods may be explosive, toxic, corrosive, biohazards, an oxidizer, radioactive, flammable, an asphyxiate, a pathogen, an allergen or may have other characteristics that would render it a hazardous substance in specific circumstances.

If you have any enquiries, please send us an email by completing the contact form , or call us on 01865 874779.

Harmful Substances

In transporting harmful substances there is a high risk involved, these include leaks, spills, and explosions. We also have to be conscious of the harm the substances could cause to the environment or people. Special rules apply to vehicles transporting harmful substances in order to maintain high safety standards.

Transport Good Rules

  • Use suitable packaging which is labelled
  • use the appropriate vehicle, container, tank or wagon according to the classification of the goods
  • Road vehicles must carry specified types of safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers.


You can read about carriage of dangerous goods requirements on the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) website.

You can also search for information about moving different classes of dangerous goods by road with the Department for Transport (DFT).

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