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Any driver, regardless of the vehicle Class, who wants to haul hazardous materials, must add an “H” endorsement to their CDL. In order to obtain the Hazmat endorsement drivers are required to pass a Transportation Security Administration background check and a knowledge test. The Utah hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The UT CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Utah CDL Manual. Study the chapter covering hazardous materials to learn how to recognize, handle, and transport Hazmat, then take this practice test to prepare for your exam!
1. When you take a break in the middle of your trip, you should check:
heater, defroster and windshield wiper blades.
missing exhaust pipes.
tires, brakes, lights and cargo securement devices.
gauges for signs of trouble.
2. The parking brake:
should be used when you need to apply the brakes firmly.
should be used when driving in bad weather.
should be used whenever you park.
All of the above.
3. Hazardous materials include all of the following except:
4. You are transporting hazarous materials. During your en-route inspection, you find an overheated tire. What should you do?
wait at least 30 minutes before continuing your trip.
use water to cool the tire, then check it every 50 miles.
remove the tire and place it a safe distance from your vehicle.
None of the above.
5. If you have convex mirrors, be aware that:
in a convex mirror objects appears larger than they really are.
everything appears smaller in a convex mirror than it would if you were looking at it directly.
objects seem closer than they really are.
objects may appear to be faster than they really are.
6. Which of the following is NOT correct? Anti-lock brakes:
help drivers avoid skids caused by over braking.
help drivers avoid wheel lock up.
require drivers to apply the brakes as hard as they can without locking the wheels.
give drivers more control over the vehicle during braking.
7. If a package of explosives shows dampness, you should:
decline transporting the package.
ask the shipper if you should transport the package.
take the appropriate security measures and transport the package.
transport the package at night.
8. When going down a steep downgrade, you should primarily brake using:
the emergency brake.
the parking brake.
the service brakes.
the braking effect of the engine.
9. ________ must choose the safest route to transport placarded radioactive materials.
The driver
The shipper
The carrier
All of the above.
10. If hazardous materials are spilling from your vehicle, do not move it:
any more than safety requires.
any more than 500 feet.
unless you are instructed to do so by a law enforcement officer.
any more than 400 feet.
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UT CDL Hazmat Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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