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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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OWN-TRANSPORT FOR OFF-FARM DELIVERY

CR.OT.1

Standards

All trailers must be identified using your Red Tractor membership number and an individual trailer ID. (Revised)

How you will be measured

CR.OT.1.a

Red Tractor membership numbers and individual trailer IDs are identifiable on the trailer and are easily visible.

CR.OT.2

Standards

Records must be kept of all vehicles or trailers owned, hired or leased.

How you will be measured

CR.OT.2.a

Records include:- ID number- date of purchase/hire/lease- date of disposal

Vehicle/trailer records

CR.OT.3 Key

Standards

All vehicles, trailers and sheets must be clean, inside and out, before use. (Revised)

How you will be measured

CR.OT.3.a

If vehicles/trailers/sheets have carried anything other than combinable crops you refer to the AIC Haulage Exclusion and Sensitive lists to determine:- whether you can use the vehicle/trailer/sheet for combinable crops again- if you can continue to use the vehicle/trailer/sheet for combinable crops, what the process is for cleaning it

CR.OT.3.b

Vehicles/trailers/sheets are cleaned according to the requirements in the AIC Haulage Sensitive list.

CR.OT.3.c

Vehicles are inspected to ensure they are clean before loading.

Cleaning records

CR.OT.4

Standards

Records are kept of the vehicle’s/trailer’s three previous loads.

Records of previous loads

CR.OT.5

Standards

Vehicles/trailers carrying combinable crops must be sheeted during delivery off-farm.