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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the New Hampshire CDL Driver’s Guide. Questions come from the chapter covering: Hazardous Materials. The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with Class A, B and C CDL.

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1. On a shipping paper describing both hazardous and non-hazardous materials, the hazardous materials may be identified by being:

Explanation
If a shipping paper includes information about both hazardous and non-hazardous materials, the hazardous items must be clearly identified on the paper. They may be entered first, highlighted in a contrasting color, or identified with an "X" placed before the shipping description.

2. What must be included in emergency response information?

Explanation
Emergency response information for a shipment of hazardous materials must include details about any immediate hazards to health that are associated with the materials.

3. If a driver is given a leaking package or shipment, they should:

Explanation
It is a driver's responsibility to refuse packages or shipments of hazardous materials if they contain leaks.

4. Unless a package is clearly unsafe, what does the driver need to accept a package of hazardous materials?

Explanation
Unless a package is clearly unsafe or does not comply with the Hazardous Materials Regulations, you may accept the shipper's certification that it was properly packaged.

5. An explosive material is most likely categorized as a ____ hazard.

Explanation
Class 1 hazardous materials are typically items that present certain explosion or fire hazards.

6. Hazardous materials shipping papers may be:

Explanation
When transporting hazardous materials, shipping papers should be kept in a pouch in the driver's side door, or in another location where the driver is able to easily reach them while their seat belt is fastened. The papers must be easily visible to anyone who is entering the cab.
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