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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..

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 North Dakota Commercial Driver Guide. Questions come from the chapters covering: Hazardous Materials, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with Class A, B and C CDL.

Passing grade:

When exiting your vehicle, you must maintain ____ with the vehicle at all times.

Explanation
When exiting your vehicle during the basic vehicle control skills test, you must face the vehicle and maintain three points of contact at all times. If your testing vehicle is a bus, you must maintain contact with the handrail. Exiting the vehicle incorrectly may result in automatic failure of the basic control skills test.

How many hazardous materials classes are there?

Explanation
There are nine different classes of hazardous materials. A class reflects the risks associated with a type of material.

When asked to make a lane change during the skills test, you should:

Explanation
You will be asked to make multiple lane changes during the driving skills test. Before changing lanes, you should make the necessary traffic checks and use proper signals. Change lanes smoothly when you can do so safely.

Shippers must label hazardous materials. If an item is smaller than its label, how should the item be labeled?

Explanation
Shippers must place diamond-shaped hazard warning labels on most packages of hazardous materials. If the label won't fit on the package, it can be placed on a tag that is securely attached to the package.

Load hazardous materials:

Explanation
Hazardous materials should always be loaded away from heat sources. Many materials become more hazardous if their temperatures increase.

When driving a vehicle with empty cargo tanks that are used to carry hazardous materials, the driver:

Explanation
A vehicle with tanks that are used to transport hazardous materials must always be stopped before being driven over railroad tracks, even if the tanks are empty.
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