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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. Who must certify that the package has been prepared according to the rules?
The shipper
The helper
The driver
The carrier
2. You or your employer must call the National Response Center when any of the following occur as a direct result of a HazMat incident, EXCEPT:
a person is killed.
an injured person requires hospitalization.
black ice makes the road look wet.
spillage occurs.
3. During a hazardous materials emergency, you should:
warn others of the danger.
keep everyone away.
prevent smoking and keep open flames away.
All of the above.
4. At the shipper’s dock you are given a paper for 100 cartons of battery acid. If you already have 100 pounds of silver cyanide on board, what precautions do you have to take?
Load the battery acid so the liquid won't spill.
Load the battery acid on top of the silver cyanide.
Do not load the battery acid.
Load the silver cyanide on top of the battery acid.
5. If you are being tailgated, you should do all of the following except:
Turn on your taillights
Reduce your speed gradually
Increase your following distance
Try to let the other vehicle pass
6. For hazardous waste, shippers must keep a copy of shipping papers for _______  after the material is accepted by the initial carrier.
1 year
3 years
6 months
2 years
7. If your brakes fail on a steep mountain downgrade, you should:
change lanes after making sure there is enough room.
go right if the shoulder is clear.
leave the road immediately.
use an escape ramp if it is available.
8. To transport hazardous materials, drivers need:
a CDL license only.
a license to operate their personal vehicle.
a CDL license with hazardous material endorsement.
a CDL license with a tank endorsement.
9. Overloading can have bad effects on all of the following except:
Exhaust system
Speed control
10. Passive railroad crossings:
do not require you to recognize the crossing.
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.
All of the above.
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Hazmat CDL Test (UT)

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