This endorsement is required to haul hazardous materials as defined in Title 49, CFR, §383.5 To receive this endorsement, drivers must also pass a Transportation Security Administration background check. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the California Commercial Driver Handbook. Questions come from the chapter covering: Hazardous Materials. The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with Class A, B and C CDL
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1. Containers of hazardous materials must be:
Containers of hazardous materials should be braced so they will not fall, slide, or bounce around during transportation.
2. The identification number associated with a hazardous material should appear:
A material's ID number must appear on its accompanying shipping paper as well as on its packaging. It must also appear on cargo tanks and other bulk packaging.
3. Placarded vehicles must carry fire extinguishers with a minimum rating of:
The power unit of a placarded vehicle must be equipped with a fire extinguisher with an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) rating of 10 B:C or more.
4. Which of the following is not a list to search to determine if an item is a hazardous material?
The three main lists used to identify hazardous materials are the Hazardous Materials Table (Title 49, CFR, §172.101), the List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities (Appendix A to Title 49, CFR, §172.101), and the List of Marine Pollutants (Appendix B to Title 49, CFR, §172.101).
5. If a package contains liquid containers, the box must display:
Packages that contain liquid containers must have orientation markers. Arrows displayed on the box should be pointing in the correct upright direction.
6. An indicator that cargo contains hazardous materials is:
Packaging can be an indicator of whether or not materials are hazardous. Cylinders and drums are often used to hold and transport hazardous materials.
7. If transporting explosives, you may leave your vehicle unattended: