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There are three lists that drivers, shippers and carriers use to find out if a material is regulated as hazardous. Which one of there choices is not one of those three lists?
epa dangerous materials list
Drivers of placarded vehicles transporting hazardous materials must stop ____ to ____ feet from the nearest rail of a railroad.
15 to 20 feet
How many identical placards is a vehicle hauling hazardous materials required to display and where?
Four (4), one on the front, one on the back, and one on each side of the vehicle
How many different type placards are there showing dot specifications?
At what time is it required for the driver to have an approved gas mask on hand?
Any vehicle carrying chlorine
What is the shape and size of a placard?
10 3/4 inch square or diamond
It is recommended that when hauling a load of explosives a or b to use the fussees instead of the warning triangles if in an emergency or breakdown situation.
Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open fires unless you
Can safely pass the fire without stopping
If you are in an accident involving hazardous materials, you should:
Keep all people far away and upwind of the accident.
The hazardous waste manifest should be
Tabbed differently and kept on top of all other paperwork
If a materials class is the word "forbidden", what kinds of materials are you still allowed to haul?
nothing, You can't haul a forbidden cargo
The driver must also carry on his person at all times a dated certificate signed by the employer. This certificate must also be updated every
Cylinders containing compressed gases may only be loaded onto a vehicle without a flat floor or platform if the cylinders are:
In boxes that will keep them from turning over, Loaded into racks attached to the vehicle, Loaded in an upright or horizontal position
What type fire extinguisher is required in the power unit of a placarded vehicle?
A u.l. rating of 10 b/c or above
Who is responsible for packaging, labeling, and preparing the hazardous material shipping papers for a common carrier?
If hazardous material is spilling from your vehicle, do not move your vehicle:
Any more than safety required
Animals and human foodstuffs should not be loaded in the same vehicle with?
The transport index of a radioactive material:
Tells the degree of control needed during transportation.
Class a explosives must not be transported in a combination vehicle if the vehicle includes:
A placarded cargo tank.
Which of the following must drivers have in their possession while transporting class a or b explosives?
the written route plan
Which of the following is the proper definition of a cargo tank?
A bulk container permanently attached to a vehicle.
What placard must be used with an inhalation hazard load?
A safe haven is one place you can leave a vehicle unattended that is hauling explosives. What is the best description of a safe haven?
Any property that has been government approved for this use.
Which of the following is one of the three keys to identify which placard to use?
Materials hazard class and Amount being shipped
When is it necessary to ground the trailer?
When filling or unloading any flammable liquid tank. Ground must be maintained until filling hole is properly closed.
You may not park a vehicle carrying hazardous materials within ____ feet of an open fire.
With most hazardous materials, you may park within 5 feet of the road briefly. If your work requires it. The materials that are the exception and do not allow parking this close to the road are.
explosives A and B
You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercial driver license. When can you legally haul hazardous materials?
The basic description of a hazardous material includes the hazard class, the id number, and the proper shipping name. Which one must appear first on the shipping paper?
the proper shipping name
When fueling a placarded vehicle, someone must always be
At the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow.
A driver that hauls hazardous materials must attend training every:
An "a/w" the first column of the hazardous materials table means:
This material is only restricted when shipped by air and/or water.
How many different hazard classes are there?
When a substance in the materials table is written in italics it means
It is not the proper shipping name - those in romantype above it are
Column 1 (symbols) the "i" means:
When hauling explosives 1.1 & 1.3; which placard do you use?
When a spill occurs of an "rq" substance the carrier has within ______to report the spill.
Column 1 (symbols ) the "+" sign means:
The proper shipping name with out regard whether the material meets the definition of that class
You have loaded a hazardous material into a cargo tank. What must you do before you move the vehicle?
Close all manholes and valves. Be sure they are free of leaks.
A properly prepared uniform hazardous waste manifest:
Must be signed and carried by anyone transporting a hazardous waste
One of these shipping paper descriptions for a hazardous material is in the right order. Which one is it?
Hydrogen bromide, non flammable gas, un 1048
A placard is required for a combustible liquid at?
More than 110 gallons
To find out if a shipment includes a hazardous material, you should:
Look at the shipping papers.
When there is a hazardous materials emergency. You should:
Prevent smoking and keep open flames away, and Keep people away and warn them of the danger.
Which signals may be used to warn of a stopped vehicle that contains explosives?
Column 1 (symbols) the "d" sign means:
A hazard class name or id number may not be used to describe a:
non hazardous material
When hauling hazardous materials, you must stop your vehicle and check any dual tires at least once every ___. Whichever is less.
2 hours or 100 miles
If there is an "rq" before or after the item description on the shipping paper, it means the:
Carrier must report any spill of this material.
Carriers must give each driver who transports class a or b explosives:
A copy of fmcsr part 397
A railroad crossing is ahead of you and you are hauling hazardous material. When you stop for the crossing, you can stop as far away as ____ feet from the nearest rail.
Who is responsible for safely transporting a hazardous material shipment without delay and keeping the shipping papers in the right place?
You find an overheated tire during an enroute inspection. If you are hauling hazardous materials, you must:
Remove the tire and place it a safe distance from the vehicle.
The intent of hazardous materials regulations is to ensure safety, to contain the material, and
to communicate the risk
The total transport index of all radioactive material packages in a single vehicle must not exceed ____
You are going to be hauling hazardous materials over a route you do not know well. When should you check the route and get the permits needed for the trip:
before starting the trip
Which three hazard classes should not be loaded into a trailer that has a heater / air conditioner unit.
Flammable liquids, Flammable gas, and Explosives
What is the only exception to certification by a shipper?
When the shipper is a private carrier of his own product.
A truck carrying explosives has crashed with another vehicle. You should not pull them apart until.
The explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings.
When handling packages of explosives, you must:
Never use hooks or other metal tools
Which of the following choices is a hazard class you are not allowed to smoke around?
Oxidizers, Flammables, and Explosives
Who is responsible for finding out what permits or special routes you will need to haul hazardous materials?
If an "x" or "rq" is in the "hm" column of a shipping paper entry, the:
Shipment is regulated by hazardous material regulations.
Which of the following, if required, must the shipper put on the package.
the required label, The hazardous materials shipping name and identification number, and The name and address of shipper or consignee
You are hauling hazardous materials and you find that one of your tires is leaking. You must:
Stop at the nearest safe place and fix it
Shipping papers must always be kept in one place when driving with hazardous materials. Where when wearing your seat belt?
Within reach at all times, and In a pouch on the drivers door.
A vehicle contains 500 pounds each of explosives a and b, you must use:
"explosives a" placards
Who is responsible for checking to be sure the shipper correctly named, labeled, and marked a hazardous materials shipment?
The shippers package hazardous materials, they must certify that this was done according to the regulations. The only exception is when:
The shipper is a private carrier carrying his or her own product.
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