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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 Maine CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The ME tanker test covers the following sections of the Maine CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this ME tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. An ABS system:
gives you more control over the vehicle during braking.
helps you avoid skids caused by over braking.
All of the above.
2. Truck tractors with air brakes built after March 1, 1997, are required to be equipped with:
a rear backup camera.
hydraulic brakes.
anti-lock brakes.
3. To know how much space you should keep in front of you:
wait until the vehicle ahead of you passes a clear landmark, then count off the seconds until you reach the same spot.
estimate how many seconds it would take you to reach the vehicle ahead.
estimate how many vehicle lengths there are between you and the vehicle ahead.
4. When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, you must have _______ in the vehicle.
approved goggles
5 reflective triangles
an approved gas mask
5. If a tank is leaking, you should:
get the leak fixed immediately.
continue the trip until you can pull into a service station.
flash your brake lights to warn other motorists.
6. Before driving a tank, you should:
check the tank's body for dents.
All of the above.
check the intake, discharge, and cut-off valves.
7. Which of the following is true? If a HazMat is a Poison Inhalation Hazard:
a POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard must be used in addition to other placards.
the material will have special requirements for shipping papers.
All of the above.
8. To avoid a hazard:
stopping is always the best thing to do.
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
9. Fully loaded rigs:
are just as likely to roll over as empty rigs.
are less likely to roll over than empty rigs.
are much more likely to roll over than empty rigs.
10. When trying to put out an electrical fire you should:
use an A extinguisher.
use a B or C extinguisher.
use an D extinguisher.
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ME CDL Tanker Test

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