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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. A liquid tank is divided into several smaller tanks by bulkheads. After filling the smaller tanks, most of the weight should be in the:
front of the vehicle.
rear of the vehicle.
middle of the vehicle.
2. You are more at risk of being fatigued:
when stopping periodically during long trips.
after getting more than 8 hours of sleep.
when driving alone.
3. If a tire fails while you are driving, you should:
stay off the brake until your vehicle has slowed down.
call your supervisor for instructions.
stop on the roadway if possible.
4. Too little weight on the driving axles can cause:
longer stopping distances.
poor traction.
mechanical damage.
5. Different materials expand:
at the same rate.
at rates determined by road conditions.
at different rates.
6. When traveling with Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives, do not park within _____ of a building.
300 feet
50 feet
150 feet
7. Strong winds can make it difficult to stay in your lane, especially when:
going into tunnels.
driving at speeds below 40 mph.
coming out of tunnels.
8. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
9. The parking brake:
should be used whenever you park.
should be used when driving in bad weather.
should be used when you need to apply the brakes firmly.
10. The vehicle inspection report:
ensures that when the driver gets behind the wheel, the mechanic is responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle.
ensures that vehicle inspections are conducted regularly.
tells the motor carrier about problems that may need fixing.
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Tanker Test - ME CDL

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