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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 Vermont hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The VT CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Vermont 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. 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.
black ice makes the road look wet.
spillage occurs.
2. You should flash your brake lights to warn drivers behind you when:
you see a bus stops in the roadway ahead to unload passengers.
you see a hazard that will require slowing down.
All of the above.
3. If the word "Forbidden" is written or typed in the Hazard Class or Division column of any entry in the Hazardous Materials Table:
Never transport the product.
The product must never be larger than the RQ.
The carrier may not open the package or container.
4. If you have convex mirrors, be aware that:
objects seem closer than they really are.
everything appears smaller in a convex mirror than it would if you were looking at it directly.
in a convex mirror objects appears larger than they really are.
5. When driving a 50 foot vehicle at 50 mph, how much space should you keep in front of you?
6 seconds
5 seconds
4 seconds
6. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
drive faster.
turn on your headlights.
go slowly.
7. A placarded vehicle must have a fire extinguisher with a rating of:
5 A:B or more
10 B:C or more
10 A:B or more
8. How should you brake if your vehicle loses ABS?
Brake as you always have.
Step on and off the brake pedal several times
Pump the brake repeatedly
9. Which of the following is NOT true?
ABS won't compensate for bad brakes.
ABS only comes into play when a wheel would have locked up because of over braking.
ABS will change the way you normally brake.
10. Class 1 hazardous materials include:
Flammable liquids
Flammable solids
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VT CDL Hazmat Test

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