This endorsement is required if the driver will pull two or three trailers. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Montana Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles and Doubles and Triples. The Double/Triple endorsement can be used with the Class A CDL.
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1. Dual tires should:
When inspecting a vehicle, you should verify that your dual tires do not come into contact with one another, or with any other part of the vehicle.
2. The air storage tanks:
The air storage tanks in an air brake system store compressed air to be used for braking. They hold enough air for the brakes to still be used several times if the compressor stops working.
3. A slack adjuster should move no more than ____ from where it is attached to the push rod.
Before a trip, you should check each slack adjuster after parking, setting wheel chocks, and disengaging the parking brake. Pull the slack adjusters to make sure that they do not move more than about one inch from where the push rod is attached. If they move more than one inch, they may be out of adjustment and will need to be fixed.
4. If your brakes fail when traveling downhill, decide what to do as quickly as possible because:
However you choose to deal with a brake failure on a downhill slope, it is important that you make your decision as quickly as possible. The longer you wait to act, the faster your vehicle will be moving, and the harder it will become to stop.
5. To help prevent rollovers, you should:
To lower the risk of a rollover, load your cargo as closely to the ground as possible. To further reduce this risk, take curves and corners slowly.
6. To best reduce the distractions of a cell phone, you should:
If possible, you should avoid all cell phone distractions by turning it off before starting a trip and leaving it off until you reach your destination.
7. What can rust around the wheel nuts indicate?