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.. Read More

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 two, three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Minnesota Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from the chapters covering: Safety, 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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1. If a vehicle is accompanied by a vehicle inspection report:

Explanation
As the first step of a vehicle inspection, a driver should review any inspection report left by the previous driver.

2. When an engine is running, an acceptable oil pressure would be:

Explanation
Operating oil pressure should be between 35 and 75 psi. Do not operate a vehicle if it has oil pressure that is low, dropping, or fluctuating.

3. When stopped on the side of the road, the driver should:

Explanation
If you must stop on the side of the road, it is important to turn on your four-way emergency flashers to warn other road users.

4. ABS allows you to:

Explanation
The function of an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is to help prevent wheel lockup during hard braking. With ABS equipped on your vehicle, you should drive and brake in the same manner that you would without it.

5. Black ice is usually very thick.

Explanation
Black ice is a layer of ice that is thin and clear enough for the road to be visible through it. This makes the road look as if it is merely wet.

6. When approaching a vehicle for a pre-trip inspection, a driver should look under the vehicle:

Explanation
When approaching your vehicle to conduct an inspection, you should look underneath it to make sure there are no fresh oil, coolant, grease, or fuel leaks on the ground. Leaks can indicate unsafe defects on a vehicle.
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