Tank

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.. Read More

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 four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16questions correctly. Test questions come from the Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles and Doubles and Triples. The Tank endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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1. When driving a tractor-trailer equipped with ABS, you should:

Explanation
When driving a tractor-trailer combination equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), you should brake in the same manner that you would in a vehicle without ABS.

2. If you are transporting explosives and your vehicle breaks down, you may notify other drivers:

Explanation
If your vehicle breaks down on the road while you are transporting explosive materials, you must warn other drivers. Put out warning signals like reflective triangles or electric lights if you are carrying Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives. Do the same if you are driving a tank used to transport Class 3 flammable liquids or Division 2.1 flammable gases, even if the tank is empty. If transporting flammable materials, do not use warning signals that could cause your cargo to catch fire.

3. An improperly placarded vehicle can only be moved:

Explanation
A vehicle must be properly placarded before it can be driven. A vehicle that does not display the proper placards may not be moved unless doing so is necessary to protect life or property in an emergency.

4. When transporting cargo, drivers must check the securement of the cargo every:

Explanation
The securement of cargo must be checked before beginning a trip, within the first 50 miles of a trip, and then again every three hours or 150 miles.

5. Which of the following is not an indication of damaged brakes?

Explanation
Potential problems to check for when inspecting brakes include cracked drums; shoes or pads with oil, grease, or brake fluid on them; and shoes that are missing, broken, or worn dangerously thin.

6. When nearing a construction worker who is close to the road, you should:

Explanation
When driving through work zones, you should make a particular point of reducing your speed when workers are on or near the road.

7. If transporting a package that contains radioactive materials, it is important to know that:

Explanation
Radiation will surround each package of radioactive materials and pass through to all nearby packages. The number of packages that can be loaded together is controlled.
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