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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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FL CDL Hazmat Test

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