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 two, three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Utah Commercial Driver License 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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1. ____ is responsible for properly labeling hazardous materials.

Explanation
The shipper of hazardous materials is responsible for packaging, marking, and labeling the materials properly. It is a good idea for the driver to ensure the materials are properly labeled.

2. How do you label a hazardous material if the proper label will not fit on the material's package?

Explanation
If a hazardous materials label will not fit on a package, it may be placed on a tag that is securely attached to the package.

3. Load hazardous materials:

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

4. If transporting explosives, you may leave your vehicle unattended:

Explanation
When transporting hazardous materials, you may leave your vehicle unattended in a safe haven. A safe haven is a location that has been approved for parking unattended vehicles that are loaded with explosives.

5. When a driver is not in their vehicle, hazardous materials' shipping papers should be:

Explanation
Shipping papers for hazardous materials should always be easily accessible. When a driver is not in their vehicle, hazardous materials' shipping papers should be left on the driver's seat.

6. Hazardous materials should be loaded and unloaded:

Explanation
Many hazardous materials become more dangerous when exposed to heat. Hazardous materials should be loaded and unloaded away from heat sources.
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