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1. A person should not smoke within ____ of a vehicle placarded for Class 3 or Division 2.1 materials.
50 feet
25 feet
100 feet

You should not smoke within 25 feet of a placarded cargo tank used to transport materials that are categorized as Class 3 (flammable liquids) or Division 2.1 (gases). Do not smoke or carry a lit cigar, pipe, or cigarette near a vehicle containing flammable or explosive materials.

2. A driver needs a CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement to transport hazardous materials in:
A vehicle requiring a Class A license.
A vehicle requiring a Class B license.
A vehicle requiring a Class C license.
Any sized vehicle.

You must have a CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement to operate a vehicle of any size to transport hazardous materials.

3. ____ are used to warn others of hazardous materials.
Flashing lights
Color-coded pieces of tape

Diamond-shaped signs called placards are placed on bulk packages and on the outside of vehicles to warn drivers and others of the presence of hazardous materials. It is the responsibility of the shipper to place the placards, and it is the responsibility of the driver to verify that the correct placards have been placed.

4. ____ is responsible for properly labeling hazardous materials.
The shipper
The loader
The driver

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.

5. If you are transporting explosives and your vehicle breaks down, you may notify other drivers:
With flares.
With electric lights.
By standing on the roadway and waving your arms.
By keeping the driver's side door open.

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.

6. When loading or unloading explosive materials, you should:
Keep the engine running.
Turn off the engine.
Use sharp-pointed tools to open the packages.
Toss packages.

Always turn off your vehicle's engine before loading or unloading explosive materials. Never drop, throw, or roll packages containing explosives.

7. If a product requires a "Poison Inhalation Hazard" placard, the placard must be used when transporting:
More than 100 pounds of the product.
More than 50 pounds of the product.
Any amount of the product.
The product in a leaking container.

For applicable materials, the "Poison Inhalation Hazard" placard and the appropriate hazard class placard must always be displayed, even for small amounts of the materials.

8. If a shipping paper describes both hazardous and non-hazardous materials, the items can be distinguished by:
The hazardous materials being listed first.
The non-hazardous materials being written in pencil.
The hazardous materials being listed in red ink.
The hazardous materials being written larger than the non-hazardous materials.

If a shipping paper describes both hazardous and non-hazardous materials, the hazardous materials must be distinguished in one of three ways. They must be entered first on the shipping paper, highlighted in a contrasting color, or marked with an "X" in a column titled "HM."

9. If "Inhalation Hazard" appears on a shipping paper, the shipper should provide which placard?
Poison Gas or Poison Inhalation Hazard
Reportable Quantity

If the words "Inhalation Hazard" appear on the shipping paper or package, you must display the "Poison Inhalation Hazard" or "Poison Gas" placards, as appropriate.

10. Shipping papers:
Are not needed for most shipments.
Are required for all shipments.
Should be stored in a special compartment in the cab.
Can be kept as a digital file.

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

11. If the words "Inhalation Hazard" appear on shipping papers:
An inhalation hazard placard must be used, but only if more than 100 pounds of the material are being transported.
An inhalation hazard placard must be used when any amount of the material is being transported.
Air masks must be provided to anyone handling the cargo.

If the words "Inhalation Hazard" are on a package or its shipping paper, you must display the proper inhalation hazard placards, as well as any other necessary placards. This applies regardless of the amount of materials being carried.

12. A person attending a placarded vehicle may be:
In the sleeper berth.
Either awake or asleep inside the vehicle.
Within 100 feet of the vehicle.

A person attending a parked placarded vehicle must be either awake inside the vehicle or they must be within 100 feet of it. If not inside the vehicle itself, the person must have a clear view of the vehicle. The person attending may not be inside the sleeper berth.

13. A clue that your shipment contains hazardous materials is that:
The shipper is in a certain type of business, such as a fireworks dealer or pest control firm.
The last shipment you picked up was labeled as hazardous.
The packaging looks damaged.
The shipper's business is located in a bad part of town.

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 supply businesses, or pest control firms.

14. An improperly placarded vehicle can only be moved:
To make room for other vehicles.
During an emergency.
If the vehicle will be traveling a distance shorter than 10 miles.
To wash the vehicle.

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.

15. Unless it is clearly unsafe, what does a driver need to accept a package?
The shipper’s certification
A notarized statement
A verbal agreement
A contract

When the shipper packages hazardous materials, they certify that the package has been prepared according to Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). Unless a package is clearly unsafe or noncomplying with HMR, you may accept the shipper’s certification concerning the proper packaging of a material.

16. When approaching a railroad crossing while transporting chlorine:
You must stop before crossing the tracks.
You must reduce your speed before crossing the tracks.
You can proceed without stopping if no warning lights are flashing.
You can proceed without stopping if no other vehicles are within sight.

If transporting any amount of chlorine, a driver must always stop at a railroad crossing 15 to 50 feet from the nearest track.

17. Before loading or unloading flammable liquids, the engine should be:
Turned off.
Revved up.
Left on.

Unless you must run the engine to operate a pump, you should always turn off the engine before loading or unloading flammable liquids.

18. Materials that are considered hazardous may include all of the following, except:

Hazardous materials are products that pose risks to health, safety, and property during transportation. Materials that are considered hazardous include explosives; flammable and poisonous gases; and flammable and other hazardous solids.

19. Which agency helps coordinate emergency response to chemical hazards?
The National Response Center
The Federal Containment Organization
The United Center for Chemical Assistance
The National Transportation Network

As a resource to police and firefighters, the National Response Center helps coordinate emergency response to chemical hazards.

20. Who is responsible for installing placards on a vehicle?
The shipper
The carrier
The driver
The mechanic

While shippers of hazardous materials are responsible for providing necessary placards, it is the driver's responsibility to actually place them on the vehicle.

21. If you notice a cargo leak, you should identify the leaking hazardous materials by:
Smelling the materials.
Touching the materials.
Using the shipping papers.

If you discover a cargo leak while transporting hazardous materials, use the shipping papers, label, or package location to identify which materials are involved. Do not try to touch or smell the leaking materials to determine what they are because doing so could result in injury or death.

22. If cargo containing hazardous materials is leaking but the driver does not have access to a phone, they should:
Drive to a phone to alert emergency personnel.
Drive to a designated hazardous materials clean-up facility.
Send someone else for help.

If a cargo of hazardous materials begins to leak, do not move your vehicle any more than safety requires. If you continue to drive, an even larger area will become contaminated. Instead, you should park your vehicle, secure it, stay with the vehicle, and contact the proper emergency personnel. If you do not have access to a phone, you should send someone else to get help.

23. If a package of explosives has an oily stain or shows dampness, the driver should:
Continue to transport the load.
Decline transporting the load.
Use towels to absorb the liquid.

You should never transport damaged packages of explosives. Do not accept a package that seems damp or has an oily stain.

24. When Division 1.3 materials are being transported, the floor liner should be:
Made from non-ferrous materials.
Attached loosely.

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

25. If a leak is suspected in a cargo of radioactive material:
The driver should go to the local fire department.
The driver should pick up any loose pieces of the radioactive material.
The driver should continue to carry the cargo, as long as they avoid touching the affected areas.
The driver should not operate the vehicle until it has been cleaned.

If you are transporting radioactive material and believe there is a leak or broken package in your cargo, you should tell your dispatcher or supervisor as quickly as possible. Do not touch or inhale the material. Do not use the vehicle until it has been cleaned or checked with a survey meter.

26. What does a material’s hazard class reflect?
The risks associated with the material
How quickly the material must reach its destination
How much the material weighs
The country of origin of the materials

A hazardous material will fall into one of nine hazard classes. The material's hazard class reflects its associated risks.

27. If the words "Inhalation Hazard" appear on a package, a ____ placard must be used.
Poison gas

If the words "Inhalation Hazard" appear on a package or its shipping paper, the "Poison Inhalation Hazard" or "Poison Gas" placards, as appropriate, must be displayed.

28. An explosive material is most likely categorized as a ____ hazard.
Class 1
Class 3
Class 6
Class 7

Class 1 hazardous materials are typically items that present certain explosion or fire hazards.

29. A Class 7 hazardous material is:

Radioactive materials are categorized as Class 7 hazardous materials.

30. If you apply for an original or renewal HazMat endorsement, you must undergo a background check through which agency?
Transportation Security Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Central Intelligence Agency
Secretary of Defense

To obtain a hazardous materials endorsement, you must pass a background check conducted by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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