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. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 24 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. 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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7. When transporting Division 1.1 materials, the floor liner should be:

Explanation
Use a floor lining when transporting Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 materials. The floors should be tight and the liner must be made from either non-metallic material or non-ferrous metal. Non-ferrous metals are metals that do not contain iron or iron alloys.

8. On a shipping paper, if the letter “G” appears in Column 1, what else needs to appear?

Explanation
If the letter “G,” for "Generic," is written in Column 1 of a shipping paper, the technical name of the associated hazardous material must also be listed.

9. ____ identical placards must be placed on a vehicle transporting hazardous materials.

Explanation
When hazardous materials placards are required, they must be placed on all four sides of the transporting vehicle.

10. Placarded vehicles must carry fire extinguishers with a minimum rating of:

Explanation
The power unit of a placarded vehicle must be equipped with a fire extinguisher with an Underwriters Laboratories (UL) rating of 10 B:C or more.

11. A person supervising the loading of a tank:

Explanation
The loading and unloading of a tank must be watched by a qualified person. They must be alert; have a clear view of the tank; stay within 25 feet of the tank; know the hazards of the materials involved; know the procedures to follow in an emergency; and be authorized and able to move the tank if necessary.

12. Shipping papers:

Explanation
For all shipments of hazardous materials, the shipper must use shipping papers to inform drivers and dockworkers of the risks presented by the cargo.
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