This document presents four case studies of incidents that have occurred on the strategic road network (SRN), provides a brief overview of the process our response team follows during an incident and highlights useful contact numbers for fleet operators and commercial vehicle drivers.

Who is it for?

This document is for commercial vehicle drivers and fleet operators and aims to highlight the
importance of preventing and minimising diesel spillages on the SRN.

How should this document be used?

This document should be used in conjunction with our accompanying document Diesel
Spillage: Best Practice Guide. The Best Practice Guide highlights how both commercial vehicle drivers and fleet operators can prevent and reduce the impact of diesel spillages by conducting daily vehicle checks, installing aftermarket safety equipment, investing in spill kits and following a response plan in the event of a spillage occurring.