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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7. A placard identifying hazardous materials must be placed:
When required, hazardous materials placards must be placed on the front, rear, and both sides of a vehicle.
8. During a basic vehicle control skills test, a look is when:
A driver uses a look when they open their door, leave their seated position, and walk to the back of the vehicle to check its position. During the straight line backing exercise, a driver may not exceed one look. During any other exercise, a driver may not exceed two looks.
9. If you're transporting explosives and your vehicle breaks down, you should notify other drivers:
If your vehicle breaks down while you are transporting explosives and you need to use warning signals, use reflective triangles or red electric lights. Never use burning signals, such as flares or fuses, when transporting explosives.
10. A placard indicating hazardous materials is which shape?
In general, vehicles carrying hazardous materials are required to display diamond-shaped warning signs on all four sides. These warning signs are called "placards."
11. What does a shipping paper describe?
Among other information, shipping papers must include a description of the specific hazardous materials being transported.
12. If you notice a cargo leak, you should identify the leaking hazardous materials by: