Tank

This endorsement is required to haul any liquid or gaseous materials in a tank or tanks having a capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or.. Read More

This endorsement is required to haul any liquid or gaseous materials in a tank or tanks having a capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or chassis. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four possible answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Indiana Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials and Combination Vehicles. The Tank endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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1. A person supervising the loading of a tank:

Explanation
The loading and unloading of a tank must be watched by a qualified person. They must be alert; have a clear view of the tank; stay within 25 feet of the tank; know the hazards of the materials involved; know the procedures to follow in an emergency; and be authorized and able to move the tank if necessary.

2. The only way to properly check your tire pressure is by:

Explanation
You must examine each tire on a motor vehicle at the beginning of each trip. The only effective way to check tire pressure is by using a tire pressure gauge.

3. When other vehicles have trouble seeing you at dawn or dusk, you can increase your visibility by:

Explanation
At dawn or dusk, and in snowy or rainy conditions, you should turn on your headlights to make it easier for other road users to see your vehicle.

4. Generally, a shipping paper must list:

Explanation
In general, a shipper is required to list an emergency response telephone number on hazardous materials' shipping papers. There are some exceptions to this rule.

5. To help your vehicle be seen by others:

Explanation
When driving at night, it is important that your lights be clean so that they provide as much light as possible. This will help others to see your vehicle.

6. Placards should be used:

Explanation
Placards must be placed on the outside of vehicles carrying hazardous materials. They identify the specific class or classes of materials being carried and warn others of relevant hazards.

7. A person working on a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of a road:

Explanation
Be cautious when driving near people who are working on disabled vehicles. The task will likely consume their attention, so they may not be aware of traffic or other hazards on the road.
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