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Old 14 April 2013, 14:31   #1
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Limit on petrol?

This may be a stupid question (in which case I will deserve every silly answer), but is there a limit on how much petrol can be in my boat whilst towing?

Is there a volume that requires an 'inflammable liquid' warning sign?

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The ONLY time you have too much fuel is when the boat is on fire.
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Old 14 April 2013, 15:43   #3
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The ONLY time you have too much fuel is when the boat is on fire.
Oh yeah - you're sooo right!

When donegaldan is driving, you can't have too much fuel or too many sandwiches...
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Old 14 April 2013, 15:59   #4
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Oh yeah - you're sooo right!

When donegaldan is driving, you can't have too much fuel or too many sandwiches...
And don't forget the extra portion of chips!!

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Does this help? Carriage of Dangerous Goods - Can private individuals carry petrol?

In general I don't think private rib owners have an issue - beyond common sense and generally ensuring a safe secure load.
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Trucks are allowed to carry a total of 1500 litres in their tanks (maximum 999 in any one tank) before they come into ADR regulations.
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What about Flares?
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not in the same container as the Fuel is generally a good starting point
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not in the same container as the Fuel is generally a good starting point

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You will find some official limits if using some ferries, tunnels etc.

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