View instructions
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 South Carolina CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The SC tanker test covers the following sections of the South Carolina CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this SC tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Right after it starts to rain, the road is very slippery. Why?
Because rain is very slippery.
Because the water mixes with oil left on the road by vehicles.
Because black ice may form on the road.
None of the above.
2. To apply the parking brakes:
pull the parking brake control knob out.
place the parking brake control knob in Neutral.
push the parking brake control knob in.
push the brake pedal three times.
3. When you see you will need to slow down, you can warn drivers behind you by:
turning on the right turn signal.
making gestures.
slamming on the brakes.
tapping the brakes a few times.
4. Most heavy trucks with manual transmissions require ____ to change gears.
single clutching
double clutching
triple clutching
None of the above.
5. When driving trucks with trailers, drivers should:
push the brake pedal to the floor when braking.
make quick lane changes.
decrease their following distance.
avoid making sudden movements with the steering wheel.
6. Shipping papers must include:
the price of the hazardous materials.
what the materials will be used for.
an emergency response telephone number.
All of the above.
7. To warn drivers behind you when you see you'll need to slow down, you should:
use your headlights.
flash the brake lights.
sound your horn.
turn off your lights.
8. To reduce driver distraction, you should do all of the following except:
Eat while driving.
Pre-program radio stations
Plan your route before driving
Adjust mirrors before driving
9. Pre-trip inspections are:
required only for trips of more than 100 miles.
required only for trips of more than 50 miles.
required by law
10. To transport hazardous materials, drivers need:
a CDL license with a tank endorsement.
a CDL license with hazardous material endorsement.
a license to operate their personal vehicle.
a CDL license only.
Page 1 of 2
Next page

SC Tanker CDL Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Share This Online CDL Test
Rate this Tanker CDL Test
4.9 out of 5
based on 363 votes