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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 four possible answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New Hampshire CDL Driver’s Guide. 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:

Pre-trip inspections:

Explanation
A vehicle inspection should be completed in the same order every time. This will make it easier for you to learn all of the steps and will make it less likely that you will forget to check something.

When starting from a stop:

Explanation
To avoid hitting anything behind you, make sure that your vehicle does not roll back when you start from a complete stop.

Hazardous materials placards are usually shaped like:

Explanation
Hazardous materials warning placards are usually diamond-shaped.

While driving:

Explanation
It is essential that a driver always uses proper signals to make their intentions known to others on the road.

When driving a tractor-trailer equipped with ABS, you should:

Explanation
When driving a tractor-trailer combination equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), you should brake in the same manner that you would in a vehicle without ABS.

If you must make a quick stop while transporting liquids, one safe option is to:

Explanation
If you must make a quick stop to avoid an accident while transporting liquid cargo, it may be a good idea to use the stab braking method. Remember that attempting to steer quickly while braking may cause your vehicle to tip over, especially if it has a high center of gravity.

When drivers turn, they usually:

Explanation
When turning, drivers usually look in the direction of their turn. If a driver fails to signal before a turn or lane change, their body movements may still provide a clue that they are planning to turn.
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