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. Test questions come from the Georgia Commercial Driver’s 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. If a product requires a "Poison Inhalation Hazard" placard, the placard must be used when transporting:

Explanation
For applicable materials, the "Poison Inhalation Hazard" placard and the appropriate hazard class placard must always be displayed, even for small amounts of the materials.

2. Hazardous materials should be loaded and unloaded:

Explanation
Many hazardous materials become more dangerous when exposed to heat. Hazardous materials should be loaded and unloaded away from heat sources.

3. What shape is a placard indicating hazardous materials?

Explanation
In general, vehicles carrying hazardous materials are required to display diamond-shaped warning signs on all four sides. These warning signs are called "placards."

4. If a package contains liquid containers, the package must display:

Explanation
Packages containing liquid containers should display arrows pointing in the correct upright direction. These packages should be placed facing the correct direction.

5. What should be done if the third column of the Hazardous Materials Table contains the word “Forbidden?”

Explanation
The third column of the Hazardous Materials Table lists items' hazard classes and divisions. Drivers should never transport a material that is marked by the word "Forbidden."

6. An explosive material is most likely categorized as a ____ hazard.

Explanation
Class 1 hazardous materials are typically items that present certain explosion or fire hazards.
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