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 three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the West Virginia Commercial Driver’s License Manual. 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.

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1. Column 2 of the Hazardous Materials Table contains:

Explanation
Column 2 of the Hazardous Materials Table lists the proper shipping names and descriptions of regulated materials.

2. In the Hazardous Materials Table, Column 2 lists:

Explanation
Column 2 of the Hazardous Materials Table lists the proper shipping names and descriptions of regulated materials.

3. When refueling a vehicle that contains hazardous materials:

Explanation
If you need to refuel a vehicle carrying hazardous materials, you must first turn off the engine. While refueling, someone must be at the nozzle and controlling the fuel flow at all times.

4. How must a shipper notify a driver of the risks associated with their cargo?

Explanation
Shippers of hazardous cargo must alert drivers and others to relevant hazards through proper shipping papers, hazard warning labels on packages, emergency response information, and placards.

5. What can be a clue that a shipment may contain hazardous materials?

Explanation
One clue that a shipment may contain hazardous materials is that the shipper is in a line of business that you would expect to involve hazardous materials. Examples of such businesses include paint dealers, chemical suppliers, scientific supply houses, pest control companies, agricultural suppliers, and dealers in explosives, fireworks, or munitions.

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

Explanation
Radiation surrounds packages of radioactive materials and passes through to other nearby packages. To address this, the number of radioactive packages that can be loaded together is limited.
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