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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. When conducting a pre-trip inspection:
you should review the last vehicle inspection report.
the vehicle inspection report should not be reviewed unless your supervisor tells you to do so.
the inspection report should only be reviewed if you will be carrying passengers.
None of the above.
2. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
placing the transmission in Park.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
3. Excessive use of the service brakes results in overheating. Too much heat can:
cause the brakes to squeak.
cause the brakes to grab.
make the brakes stop working.
cause the brakes apply unevenly.
4. Engine oil pressure should come up to normal within _________ after the engine is started.
two minutes
ten minutes
five minutes
5. What is outage?
The term used when unloading liquid from a tanker.
The amount of empty space required inside a cargo tank.
Outage occurs when the electronic monitoring devices on a cargo tank have lost power.
None of the above.
6. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
more than half of the mirror shows the vehicle.
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
7. During freezing weather, which area is most likely to be slippery after it rains?
Shaded areas.
Roads that look wet.
All of the above.
8. Hazardous materials include all of the following except:
9. Which of the following vehicles is most likely to turn over?
5 axle tractor semitrailer
3 axle tractor semitrailer
65 ft. conventional double
Triple trailer
10. After an accident, an improper use of flares could cause:
the vehicle to slide back and forth.
a fire if spilled fuel is on the ground.
air pressure to build from 50 to 100 psi within 2 minutes.
the springs to put on the brakes.
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Tanker Test - NY CDL

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