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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 Florida CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The FL tanker test covers the following sections of the Florida CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this FL tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. You are driving on a steep downgrade in the proper low gear. Your "safe" speed is 40 mph. When your speed reaches 40 mph, you should:
apply the brakes to quickly reduce your speed to 25 mph, and then release the brakes.
apply the brakes to gradually reduce your speed to 35 mph, and then release the brakes.
increase your speed to approximately 45 mph, and then apply release the brakes.
maintain your current speed, and apply the brakes when you reach 50 mph to gradually reduce your speed to 40 mph.
2. ABS:
improves your visibility at night.
helps you increase your following distance.
helps you increase your average speed.
does not decrease your stopping distance.
3. Which of the following statements about retarders is NOT correct?
Retarders reduce reduce brake wear.
Retarders help you avoid skids.
Retarders help slow a vehicle, reducing the need for using brakes.
You should turn the retarder off whenever the road is wet, icy, or snow covered.
4. With an engine fire, you should:
turn the engine off as soon as possible.
not shoot foam from the vehicle’s underside.
open the hood as soon as possible.
All of the above.
5. When driving in hot weather, drivers should inspect tires:
every 2 hours or every 100 miles.
every 3 hours or every 75 miles.
every hour or every 50 miles.
every 4 hours or every 200 miles.
6. Empty trucks:
have more traction than full trucks.
require greater stopping distances than full trucks.
stop quicker when you use only the emergency or parking brake.
None of the above.
7. Before entering a curve, you should:
reduce your speed.
come to a complete stop.
maintain your speed.
increase your speed.
8. The manifest for transporting hazardous wastes must be:
signed by hand.
attached to the appropriate placard.
uploaded to the cloud.
appear on both sides and ends of the vehicle.
9. Carrying liquids or gases in a leaking tank:
should only be done for shorter trips.
should be avoided whenever possible.
should only be done at night.
is illegal.
10. Dual tires:
should come in contact with each other whenever possible.
should not come in contact with each other.
should always come in contact with each other.
are dangerous.
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FL CDL Tanker Test

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