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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 the "Hazard Class" or "Division" column of the Hazardous Material Table contains the word "Forbidden", you should:
transport the "Forbidden" material at night.
be aware that the load may require a police escort.
never transport the "Forbidden" material.
None of the above.
2. Overloading can have bad effects on all of the following except:
Exhaust system
Speed control
3. Vehicles with ABS have ______ ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
4. Which of the following is not a way to know when to change gears?
Check that the pressure gauge shows normal oil pressure
Use road speed (mph)
Use engine speed (rpm)
Watch your tachometer
5. Liquid surge results from movement of the liquid in partially filled tanks. Side-to-side surge can cause:
brake failure.
a rollover.
an automatic failure.
tire failure.
6. How should you apply the brakes when going down a steep downgrade?
Apply the brakes whenever you reach your safe speed, until your speed has been reduced to 5 mph below your safe speed.
Apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels.
You should not brake, and only use engine braking to prevent brake failure.
Apply the brakes when you reach the bottom of the downgrade.
7. To prevent rollover, you should:
drive slowly around on ramps and off ramps.
go slowly around turns.
keep the cargo as close to the ground as possible.
All of the above.
8. 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.
driving alongside other vehicles.
9. The manifest for transporting hazardous wastes must be:
uploaded to the cloud.
signed by hand.
attached to the appropriate placard.
appear on both sides and ends of the vehicle.
10. If you are feeling sleepy, you should:
get some coffee.
slow down.
drive faster.
pull off the road and rest.
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NY Tanker CDL Test

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