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South Carolina CDL Permit Test - Tank

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: 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 two, three or four possible answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the South Carolina Commercial Driver License Manual. 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.
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When traveling down a hill:

Your speed will not change.
Your speed will decrease.
Your speed will increase.
You will slow to a stop.

When loading liquid cargo, you should take into account:

The weight of the liquid.
The color of the cargo.
The air pressure in the tires.
The speed limits on the route.

Emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers, are:

Only needed in vehicles transporting hazardous materials.
Only needed for interstate travel.
Required in all commercial motor vehicles.

When refueling a vehicle transporting hazardous materials:

The engine should be left on.
The engine should be turned off.
The gas nozzle may be left unattended.
Someone other than the driver should do it.

When changing lanes, you should:

Move quickly, before other vehicles can enter into the lane.
Move slowly in case another vehicle is in the lane.
Not use a turn signal.
Avoid the right lane.

If a spill occurs from a tank vehicle you are operating:

You may have to pay for clean-up efforts.
You will be exempt from clean-up costs if the tank was loaded by another person or company.
You will be required to notify the local conservation department.

To operate a vehicle that is used to transport hazardous materials, a driver must have:

Only a CDL.
A CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement.
A CDL with a passenger endorsement.
A CDL with an air brake endorsement.
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