HazMat

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.. Read More

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 30 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 24 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the State of Delaware Commercial Driver License Manual. 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. You may leave a vehicle that is carrying explosives unattended:

Explanation
When transporting hazardous materials, you may leave your vehicle unattended in a safe haven. A safe haven is a location that has been approved for parking unattended vehicles that are loaded with explosives.

2. The power unit of a placarded vehicle must carry a fire extinguisher with a minimum rating of:

Explanation
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.

3. Hazardous materials placards are usually shaped like:

Explanation
Hazardous materials warning placards are usually diamond-shaped.

4. A material’s hazard class reflects:

Explanation
A hazardous material will be placed into one of nine classes to explain the type of risks associated with the material.

5. Which type of material may be required to have a transport index?

Explanation
Some radioactive materials are required to be accompanied by a transport index. A transport index is a number that indicates how much control the material will require during transport. The total transport index of all cargo in a single vehicle may not exceed 50.

6. If a driver is given a leaking package or shipment, they should:

Explanation
It is a driver's responsibility to refuse packages or shipments of hazardous materials if they contain leaks.
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