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The tanker endorsement applies to drivers who wish to drive a tank in Class A, B, or C CDL. To add this endorsement to your CLP/CDL, you must pass a knowledge test on the problems posed by large volume liquid cargos. The Alabama CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The AL tanker test covers the following sections of the Alabama CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this AL tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. ________ is responsible for identifying the hazard class of the material when shipping.
The motor carrier
The supply chain manager
The driver
The shipper
2. Skids caused by acceleration can usually be stopped by:
taking the foot off the accelerator.
coming to a complete stop.
speeding up.
applying the brakes firmly.
3. When going down a hill, you should downshift:
as you go downhill.
before you start going downhill.
at the bottom of the hill.
after starting down a hill.
4. Which of the following is true? If a HazMat is a Poison Inhalation Hazard:
the material will have special requirements for shipping papers.
a POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard must always be displayed even for small amounts.
a POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard must be used in addition to other placards.
All of the above.
5. At a rest area, you discover your hazardous materials shipments is leaking. There is no phone around. You should:
send someone else for help and give that person all of the necessary information.
continue driving in order to find a phone.
keep driving slowly until you reach a truck stop.
never park your vehicle.
6. The only acceptable way to check tire pressure is to:
use a tire pressure gauge.
push on the tire to feel the pressure.
check the minimum tread depth.
None of the above.
7. Fully loaded rigs:
are less likely to roll over than empty rigs.
are much more likely to roll over than empty rigs.
are just as likely to roll over as empty rigs.
None of the above.
8. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
more than half of the mirror shows the vehicle.
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
9. Which of these statements about using your mirrors is FALSE?
When driving, you should check mirrors regularly to know where other vehicles are around you.
There are blind spots that your mirrors cannot show you.
You should use your mirrors to spot overtaking vehicles.
None of the above.
10. When driving a tanker, you should:
drive 10 mph below the posted speed limit.
decrease your following distance.
increase your following distance.
stop every 50 miles to inspect your vehicle.
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AL CDL Tanker Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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