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New Jersey CDL Permit Test - HazMat

Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 24
Directions: 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 Jersey Commercial Driver 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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When accepting a package of hazardous materials, a driver should ensure:

The shipping paper matches the marking and labels on packages.
The shipping paper is written in code.
That all packages are labeled as poison.
The all boxes are sealed.

There may be restrictions on the transportation of explosives or hazardous waste in certain areas. These restrictions:

Are usually not a concern.
Are waived on the weekends.
Should be researched before taking a route.
Only apply if transporting more than 1,000 pounds of a material.

Hazardous materials may be transported:

By any driver with a CDL.
By any driver, as long as the total weight of the hazardous materials are under 50 pounds.
By any driver in a rural area.
By a driver with a CDL and HazMat endorsement.

When you are seated behind the steering wheel, shipping papers should be:

Within reach.
In the sleeping compartment.
Hidden under the seat.
Taped to the passenger's side window.

If cargo containing hazardous materials is leaking, the driver should:

Drive to find a phone to alert emergency personnel
Drive to a designated hazardous materials clean up facility
Park the vehicle and contact emergency personnel
Continue driving to the destination

Regulations relating to hazardous materials are intended to protect all of the following, except:

Those around you.
The environment.
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