Kansas Driver’s Examination

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..

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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Kansas Commercial Driver’s 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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

Shipping papers identifying hazardous materials should be:

Explanation
Carriers and drivers must be able to quickly identify hazardous materials' shipping papers. Shipping papers for hazardous materials should be on the top of a stack of shipping papers.

If transporting chlorine, what must be kept in the vehicle?

Explanation
A driver transporting chlorine in cargo tanks must keep an approved gas mask and an emergency kit in their vehicle.

If corrosive materials leak in the trailer, the trailer should be:

Explanation
Parts of a vehicle that have been exposed to a corrosive material must be thoroughly washed with water.

Which of the following is not an acceptable location to keep hazardous materials' shipping papers?

Explanation
When the vehicle is being driven, hazardous materials' shipping papers must be kept in a pouch on the driver's door or somewhere else that is in clear view and within the driver's reach. If the driver is outside of the vehicle, the shipping papers should be kept on the driver's seat.

What should be used to check for proper tire inflation?

Explanation
During the vehicle inspection test, you must use a tire gauge to check for proper tire inflation. You will not receive passing credit if you simply kick the tires.

When taking the on-road driving test, you will be evaluated on your lane usage. Which of the following is an example of poor lane usage?

Explanation
During the on-road driving skills test, make sure you do not put your vehicle over curbs, sidewalks, or lane markings. Stop behind stop lines, crosswalks, or stop signs. On multiple-lane roads, complete turns in the proper lane. Always move to or remain in the rightmost lane, unless the lane is blocked.
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