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 three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the North Carolina Commercial Driver License Manual. 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. If you are transporting hazardous materials and the cargo is on fire, you should:

Explanation
Fighting a hazardous materials fire requires special training and protective gear. Unless you have the proper equipment and training, do not try to fight a hazardous materials fire yourself.

2. How do you label a package if the hazardous materials label will not fit onto the package?

Explanation
Shippers should place applicable diamond-shaped hazard warning labels on hazardous materials packages. If a label will not fit entirely onto a package, shippers may instead place the label on a tag that is securely attached to the package.

3. If transporting chlorine, what must be in the vehicle?

Explanation
If transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, a driver must have an approved gas mask in their vehicle.

4. If transporting hazardous materials, a shipper should warn others by:

Explanation
Shippers of certain kinds of hazardous materials are required to display diamond-shaped warning signs, known as placards, on any transporting vehicles. Shippers are required to provide applicable placards, labels, shipping papers, and emergency response information.

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. A material’s hazard class reflects:

Explanation
There are nine different hazard classes. A material's hazard class reflects its associated risks.
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