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 three possible answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Kentucky 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. ____ is an example of required emergency equipment.

Explanation
All commercial motor vehicles are required to be equipped with the proper emergency equipment. This may include spare electrical fuses; three red reflective triangles, six fuses, or three liquid burning flares; and at least one properly charged and rated fire extinguisher.

2. What eliminates alcohol from the bloodstream?

Explanation
The body processes alcohol at a fixed rate that cannot be sped up through tricks like drinking coffee. The only way to sober up is to give the body the time it needs to remove the alcohol on its own.

3. If planning to change lanes, your mirrors should:

Explanation
While regular mirror checks should be part of your normal scanning routine, be especially sure to check your mirrors when changing lanes.

4. Containers of hazardous materials must be:

Explanation
Containers of hazardous materials should be braced so they will not fall, slide, or bounce around during transportation.

5. How long should it take for oil pressure to reach a normal level when starting a vehicle?

Explanation
After starting a vehicle's engine, the oil pressure should come up to a normal level within seconds. Do not operate a vehicle if it has oil pressure that is low, dropping, or fluctuating.

6. Placards must be placed:

Explanation
Hazardous materials placards must be placed on a vehicle at least three inches away from any other markings and must positioned so that the words or numbers are level and read from left to right.

7. If the brakes pull to one side or the other when used:

Explanation
If the brakes pull to one side or the other when used, it is an indication of brake trouble.
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