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 answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16questions correctly. Test questions come from the Michigan Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Doubles and Triples, Tank and Hazardous Materials. The Tank endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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Passing Score

1. Which gas would cause concern due to a faulty exhaust system?

Explanation
A leaking exhaust system can introduce carbon monoxide, which is poisonous, into the cab or sleeper berth.

2. Broken suspension parts:

Explanation
The suspension system holds up a vehicle and its load while keeping the axles in place. Defects in this system are extremely dangerous.

3. Which of the following is not a type of distraction?

Explanation
Distractions that can affect safe driving can be classified as physical (such as reaching for an object), mental (such as talking with passenger), or both (such as talking on a hand-held phone).

4. A loaded trailer with a high center of gravity:

Explanation
A trailer with a high center of gravity is at a greater risk of rolling over than a trailer with a low center of gravity.

5. If there is a fire in your vehicle, you should not:

Explanation
In the event of a vehicle fire, you should leave the road and stop in an open area. Do not pull into a service station as fuels at the service station could catch fire. Report the fire and your location to emergency services.

6. If you realize you may be running late to your destination, you should:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of developing aggressive driving behavior, you should take measures to manage your stress. One strategy to do this is to simply take a deep breath and accept your circumstances if you realize you will be late to your destination.

7. Compared to talking on a cell phone while driving, texting while driving is:

Explanation
Texting while driving is even more dangerous than speaking on a phone while driving. In addition to being mentally distracting, texting is also physically distracting.
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