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Any driver, regardless of the vehicle Class, who wants to haul hazardous materials, must add an “H” endorsement to their CDL. In order to obtain the Hazmat endorsement drivers are required to pass a Transportation Security Administration background check and a knowledge test. The Florida hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The FL CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Florida CDL Manual. Study the chapter covering hazardous materials to learn how to recognize, handle, and transport Hazmat, then take this practice test to prepare for your exam!
1. If you have to drive off the road, you should:
brake as hard as you can to maintain control.
leave the road completely.
fully apply the brakes until your speed has dropped to about 20 mph.
keep one set of wheels on the pavement, if possible.
2. If radioactive material is involved in a leak or broken package:
do not use the vehicle until it is cleaned.
clean the vehicle without touching the radioactive material.
do not touch the leaking package and drive to the nearest service station.
immediately contact the fire department.
3. Overloading can have negative effects on:
speed control.
All of the above.
4. Escape ramps:
should not be used unless you have already tried all other possible ways to save your vehicle after brake failure.
are designed to stop runaway vehicles safely.
cannot be used by certain types of heavy vehicles.
All of the above.
5. What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials?
6. The only acceptable way to check tire pressure is to:
push on the tire to feel the pressure.
check the minimum tread depth.
use a tire pressure gauge.
None of the above.
7. The hazardous materials regulations require vehicles transporting certain types or quantities of HazMat to display warning signs called:
HazMat warnings.
reflective triangles.
advance warning signs.
8. Hazardous materials can be recognized by looking at the container's:
9. Who must mark and label the hazardous materials?
The driver
The loader
The shipper
The carrier
10. Explosives, flammable gases and flammable liquids should not be placed in a cargo space that has:
an air conditioner.
a heater.
reflective triangles.
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Frequently Asked Questions

In Florida, you are eligible to apply for a learner's license at 15 years old. To obtain a full class E driver license, you must wait until you are 16 years old and have held a learner's license for at least one year. Alternatively, you can directly apply for a driver’s license at the age of 18.
The DMV written test in Florida can be taken through various options:
  • In-Person Testing. Visit any Florida driver license office to take the knowledge test.
  • Online Testing. If you are under 18, you have the option to take the exam online through a registered third-party administrator. After passing the test, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) will be automatically notified.
  • Driver Education Licensing Assistance Program (DELAP). Some high school driver education classes are authorized to provide the exam with this program. Upon passing the test, the result will be entered into Florida driving records by the same school.
After successfully completing your DMV test in Florida, it's important to ensure you have the necessary documentation. Here's a checklist of the required documents:

  • Proof of identification (e.g., birth certificate or US Passport)
  • Proof of Social Security Number
  • Proof of residential address (e.g., home utility bill, home telephone bill, mortgage, etc.)
  • Online test proctoring form (for those who completed the test online)
  • Parental consent form application (if you are under 18 and unmarried)

If you complete the test through a registered third-party administrator, you don’t need to bring any extra document because the test results will be automatically notified.
The DMV written test in Florida is offered in various languages, including Arabic, Chinese, English, Haitian Creole, Russian, and Spanish. Although language options are provided, it is advisable to have a basic understanding of English since road signs are always in English.

You should read the Florida Driver' License Handbook to familiarize yourself with the driving laws, road signs, parallel parking, turning, passing a vehicle, yielding the right of way, etc. Evaluate your knowledge with our free practice tests, or sign up for DMV Premium to unlock exclusive PDF Cheat Sheets!
The DMV written test includes 50 multiple-choice questions. The questions cover various topics to ensure that applicants have a solid understanding of the rules of the road. Carefully study the manual to enhance your chances of passing the exam.

On the Florida DMV written test, you are allowed to miss up to 10 questions out of the total 50 in order to pass. This means you need a score of at least 80%. Take your time during the exam to make sure you understand the questions well.

For new drivers in Florida, the following restrictions apply:
  • With a learner's license, you must be accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 21. For the first three months you are restricted to daylight hours, then driving is allowed until 10 pm.
  • At 16 with a driver license, you can drive alone except from 11 pm to 6 am, unless for work reasons or if accompanied by a licensed driver aged 21 or older.
  • At 17 with a driver license, you can drive alone except from 1 am to 5 am, unless for work reasons or if accompanied by a licensed driver aged 21 or older.
  • For those under 21, there is zero alcohol tolerance. If stopped with a Blood Alcohol Level (BAL) of .02 or higher, your license will be suspended for six months.
If you do not pass your DMV written test in Florida, you will need to pay the fee again for another attempt. Keep in mind that a service fee is applicable to all driver license transactions at a tax collector office. Focus on the sections of the manual you have overlooked to have a deep understanding of the driving laws.

FL CDL Hazmat Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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