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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 New York CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NY tanker test covers the following sections of the New York CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this NY tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. If a drawbridge does not have a signal light or traffic control attendant, you should:
stop at least 5 feet before the draw of the bridge.
drive through the drawbridge with caution.
get through the drawbridge as quickly as possible.
stop and look to make sure the draw is completely closed before crossing.
2. Before driving a tank, you should:
make sure manhole covers have gaskets and they close correctly.
check the tank's body for dents.
check the intake, discharge, and cut-off valves.
All of the above.
3. Before driving a tanker, the driver should:
make sure that the tank is empty.
change tires.
inspect the vehicle.
All of the above.
4. When inspecting tanks, which of the following is the most important thing you should check for?
Exhaust pipes
5. When you pull off the road and stop, you should:
use your high beams.
flash your brake lights.
turn on the 4-way emergency flashers.
use the taillights.
6. Service brakes should:
be checked before each trip.
always be checked before applying the brakes.
only be checked by a mechanic.
All of the above.
7. When the wheels of a trailer lock up:
ABS will increase stopping power.
the vehicle will gradually come to a complete stop.
the trailer will tend to swing around.
All of the above.
8. You should do an after-trip inspection:
after each stop.
once a month.
at least once a week.
after each trip.
9. If you're feeling tired while driving you should:
stop driving and get some rest.
drink coffee.
increase your speed to get to your destination quicker.
eat something.
10. If your truck has automatic transmission, you should downshift:
whenever road conditions allow.
when you need to accelerate.
after entering a curve.
when going down grades.
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NY Tanker Test

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