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 possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Idaho Commercial Driver’s License Manual. Questions come from the chapters covering: Hazardous Materials, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with Class A, B and C CDL.
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1. When completing an offset back/left parking maneuver, a driver should:
If you are asked to complete an offset back/left parking maneuver, you should first pull straight forward, then back up to the left. Your vehicle must be parked completely within the boundaries of the parking space.
2. To transport hazardous materials, what does a driver need?
You must have a CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement to drive a vehicle of any size that is used for transporting hazardous materials.
3. If transporting chlorine, what must be in the vehicle?
If transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, a driver must have an approved gas mask in their vehicle.
4. Containers of hazardous materials must be:
Containers of hazardous materials should be braced so they will not fall, slide, or bounce around during transportation.
5. During a basic vehicle controls skills test exercise, your vehicle's final position should be:
You should finish each exercise with your vehicle in the exact position described by the examiner. You can be penalized for failing to complete an exercise exactly in the manner described by the examiner, potentially resulting in failure of the basic control skills test.
6. To complete a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest, you must: