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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..

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 Missouri Commercial Driver’s 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.

Passing grade:

Emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers, are:

Explanation
All commercial motor vehicles must carry appropriate emergency equipment, including fire extinguishers.

When backing a trailer, you must turn the steering wheel:

Explanation
When backing a vehicle with a trailer, you must turn the steering wheel in the direction opposite of where you want to go. Once your trailer starts to turn, you should turn the steering wheel the other way to follow the trailer.

A broken exhaust system:

Explanation
A broken exhaust system can let poisonous fumes into a vehicle's cab or sleeper berth. Be sure to inspect your exhaust system for any loose, broken, or missing parts.

An improperly placarded vehicle:

Explanation
A vehicle that lacks the proper placards for any hazardous materials on board may not be driven, except as necessary to protect life and property in an emergency.

In a double or triple combination, the ____ trailer should be directly behind the cab.

Explanation
When positioning trailers in a combination, the most heavily-loaded trailer should be the closest to the tractor. The lightest trailer should be positioned in the rear.

When conducting a check of the engine compartment during a vehicle inspection, you should not:

Explanation
When inspecting the engine compartment, you should check the oil level, coolant level, and windshield washer fluid level, among other things.

More than half of all accident-related truck driver deaths are caused by:

Explanation
More than half of all accident-related truck driver deaths are a result of truck rollovers. To help prevent a rollover, be sure to load cargo low to the ground and centered on your rig. Take corners slowly and carefully.
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