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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 Pennsylvania CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The PA tanker test covers the following sections of the Pennsylvania CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this PA tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. For safety during a trip, you should:
check critical items when you stop.
use your senses to check for problems.
watch gauges for signs of trouble.
All of the above.
2. 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.
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
3. When checking the lights before driving:
you should turn off the engine.
make sure the parking brake is not set.
the engine must be running.
you should check them from inside the vehicle.
4. Before leaving your vehicle unattended, you should:
Chock the wheels.
Remove the keys.
Apply the parking brake.
All of the above.
5. Class 1 hazardous materials include:
Flammable solids
Flammable liquids
Radioactive materials
6. Shippers must warn drivers and others about the material's hazards:
by placing the transmission in Neutral.
by making a written report each day on the condition of the material.
by placing a red triangle with an orange center on the vehicle.
by putting hazard warning labels on packages.
7. In a convex mirror everything appears:
8. Passive railroad crossings:
require drivers to decide if there is sufficient clear space to cross safely.
have a traffic control device installed at the crossing to regulate traffic.
do not require you to recognize the crossing.
All of the above.
9. You should be especially alert for drunk drivers:
in the morning.
late at night.
in the early evening.
around shopping areas.
10. When you need to brake, you should warn the drivers behind:
by making gestures.
by flashing your brake lights.
by turning on the 4-way emergency flashers.
by changing lanes.
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PA CDL Tanker Endorsement

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