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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 Vermont CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The VT tanker test covers the following sections of the Vermont CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this VT tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. How many drinks per hour can be handled by the liver?
About 1 drink per hour.
About 3 drinks per hour.
About 2 drinks per hour.
2. One way to control liquid surge is to:
drive below the speed limit.
brake far in advance of a stop and increase following distance.
release the brakes soon when coming to a stop.
3. To make sure you know how to inspect your tank vehicle, you should:
phone the manufacturer before the inspection.
use a helper whenever possible.
check the vehicle's operator manual.
4. To warn drivers behind you when you see you'll need to slow down, you should:
sound your horn.
flash the brake lights.
use your headlights.
5. When you need to brake, you should warn the drivers behind:
by making gestures.
by flashing your brake lights.
by changing lanes.
6. Shippers must warn drivers and others about the material's hazards:
by placing a red triangle with an orange center on the vehicle.
by making a written report each day on the condition of the material.
by putting hazard warning labels on packages.
7. If you are being tailgated, you should:
open up room in front of you.
increase your speed very gradually.
make quick changes.
8. Empty trucks:
require a greaterĀ stopping distance than full trucks.
require the same stoppingĀ distance than full trucks.
require a shorter stoppingĀ distance than full trucks.
9. A full tank of dense liquid (such as some acids) may:
exceed legal weight limits.
weigh less than a tank filled with other liquids.
be subject to travel restrictions.
10. If the drive wheels begin to spin when accelerating, you should:
brake gently.
continue to accelerate.
take your foot off the accelerator.
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VT CDL Tanker Test

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