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Hazardous materials are categorized into nine major hazard classes and additional categories for consumer commodities and combustible liquids.
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A. Poison/ inhalation hazard
If the words inhalation hazard appear on the shipping paper or package, the rules require display of the poison inhalation hazard or poison gas placards, as appropriate.
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A. At least 30 minutes have passed
B. The explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings
C. The shipper's loading foreman is present
Remove all explosives before separating vehicles involved in a collision. Place the explosives at least 200 feet from the vehicles and occupied buildings. Stay a safe distance away.
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A. The shipper is a private carrier carrying his or her own product
B. The shipment is a hazardous waste
C. The driver is given a sealed cargo compartment
The signed shipper's certification appears on the original shipping paper. The only exceptions are when a shipper is a private carrier transporting their own product and when the package is provided by the carrier.
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A. Reflective triangles
B. Flares or fusees
C. Signal fires
You might break down and have to use stopped vehicle signals. Use reflective triangles or red electric lights, never use burning signals, such as flares or fuses around a tank used for Class 3 (Flammable Liquids) or Division 2.1 (Flammable Gas) whether loaded or empty, and any vehicle loaded with Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 Explosives.
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A. A placard flammable at 1000 pounds
B. A placard blasting agent at any amount
C. A placard corrosive at 1001 pounds
Class 8 - Corrosive Materials.
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A. Is something that only the shipper needs to worry about
B. Tells the degree of control needed during transportation
C. Is another way of writing the weight of the package
Radiation surrounds each package, passing through all nearby packages. To deal with this problem, the number of packages you can load together is controlled. Their closeness to people, animals, and unexposed film is also controlled. The transport index tells the degree of control needed during transportation.
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A. Is the same as any other shipping paper
B. Must be signed and carried by anyone transporting a hazardous waste
C. Is required only if there is a loss of cargo during transport
When transporting hazardous wastes, you must sign by hand and carry a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest
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A. This material has no restrictions when shipped by air and/or water
B. It is ok to ship this material by air only
C. There are no restrictions with this material if shipped by water only
D. This material is only restricted when shipped by air and/or water
Means the hazardous material described in Column 2 is subject to the HMR only when offered or intended for transport by air and/or water unless it is a hazardous substance or hazardous waste.
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A. Only when filling a trailer with explosives
B. When filling or unloading any flammable liquid tank, ground must be maintained until filling hole is properly closed
C. Only when unloading a cargo tank filled with any flammable liquid
Ground a cargo tank correctly before filling it through an open filling hole. Ground the tank before opening the filling hole and maintain the ground until after closing the filling hole.
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The total transport index of all packages in a single vehicle must not exceed 50.
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A. The written route plan
B. The carrier's insurance policy
C. Both above
If transporting Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives, you must have a written route plan and follow that plan. Carriers prepare the route plan in advance and give the driver a copy
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A. In an emergency
B. You should never make a transfer
C. When the fire department is there
Don't transfer flammable liquid from one vehicle to another on a public roadway except in an emergency.
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A. You can't haul a forbidden cargo
C. Any other hazardous material
Column 3 shows a material's hazard class or division, or the entry "Forbidden." Never transport a "Forbidden" material.
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A. 10 3/4-inch square or diamond
B. 10 1/2-inch diamond
C. 10 3/4-inch oval
Placards must be readable from all four directions. They must be at least 10 3/4 inches square, turned upright on a point, in a diamond shape.
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A. Keep bystanders 100 feet away
B. Double wrap wet boxes in plastic to prevent staining
C. Never use hooks or other metal tools
Use extra care to protect explosives. Never use hooks or other metal tools. Never drop, throw, or roll packages. Protect explosive packages from other cargo that might cause damage
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A. The hazardous materials shipping name and identification number
B. All the answers are correct
C. The name and address of shipper or co-signee
D. The required label
Shippers print required markings directly on the package, an attached label, or tag. When required, the shipper will put the following on the package: the name and address of shipper or consignee, the hazardous material's shipping name and identification number, and the labels required.
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A. Are equipped with fire sprinklers
B. Can safely pass the fire without stopping
C. Have legal total limit of a nonflammable material
Never drive a placarded vehicle near open fires unless you can safely pass without stopping.
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A. Non-hazardous material
B. Reportable quantity of a hazardous substance
C. Hazardous waste
A hazard class name or ID number may not be used to describe non-hazardous materials.
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A. International transportation
B. Invalid substance
C. International restrictions
Identifies a proper shipping name that is used to describe materials in international transportation. A different shipping name may be used when only domestic transportation is involved.
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A. Keep driving slowly and cautiously until you reach a phone
B. Leave your truck parked with its emergency lights on and walk for help
C. Keep driving for help as quickly as possible
D. Send someone for help with all the necessary information
Never continue driving with hazardous materials leaking from your vehicle in order to find a phone booth, truck stop, help, or similar reason. If hazardous materials are spilling from your vehicle: Park it, secure the area, stay there, send someone else for help.
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A. In a fireproof pouch under the passenger seat while you are driving
B. In a fireproof pouch under the driver's seat that you can reach while you are driving
C. In a locked glove compartment whenever you are out of the vehicle
D. On the driver's seat whenever you are out of the vehicle
You must identify shipping papers related to hazardous materials or keep them on top of other shipping papers. You must also keep shipping papers: In a pouch on the driver's door, or in clear view within reach while driving, or on the driver's seat when out of the vehicle.
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A. Class 4.2 only.
B. Class 1 only
C. Classes 1, 2, 3, or 4
D. Class 5.2 only
Do not smoke within 25 feet of a placarded cargo tank used for Class 3 (flammable liquids),Division 2.1 (gases), or Class 1 (Explosives) Class 3 (Flammable Liquids) Class 4 (Flammable Solids) Class 4.2 (Spontaneously Combustible). Oxidizers fall under flammable solids.
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A. To communicate risk
B. To give people something interesting to look at while they drive
C. To warn those with children to drive in another lane
D. To force other drivers to stay 20 feet away in every direction
The three intents are: Contain the Material; Communicate the Risk; and Assure Safe Drivers and Equipment.
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A. Make sure the battery acid is loaded on top of the silver cyanide
B. Make sure the silver cyanide is loaded on top of the battery acid
C. Make sure there is plenty of space between the two
D. Inform someone and do not load the battery acid
Acids, corrosive materials, or other acidic materials which could release hydrocyanic acid. For Example: Cyanides, Inorganic, Silver Cyanide, or Sodium Cyanide.
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A. on the back of the truck and inside the glove compartment
B. on the gas tank and on a sticker in the glove compartment
C. on a temporary license plate holder and on the steering wheel
D. on all bulk packaging and on the cargo tanks
In addition to the two main locations for the hazardous material identification number, you must also display it on the cargo tanks and on all bulk packaging.
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A. Do both of the above
B. Prevent smoking and keep open flames away
C. Keep people away and warn them of danger
Follow this checklist: Check to see that your driving partner is OK, keep shipping papers with you, keep people far away and upwind, warn others of the danger, and call for help.
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A. The shipper and the receiver
B. The shipper and the first carrier
C. The shipper, all carriers, and the receiver
When transporting hazardous wastes, you must sign by hand and carry a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest. Shippers must prepare, date, and sign by hand the manifest. Each carrier transporting the shipment must sign by hand the manifest. Each copy must have all needed signatures and dates, including those of the person to whom you delivered the waste.
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A. package different types of hazardous materials for transport
B. placard your vehicle
C. identify various types of hazardous materials by smell and appearance
The hazardous materials test required if you want to haul hazardous materials as defined in 49 CFR 383.5. In order to obtain this endorsement, you are also required to pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check.
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A. both of the above
B. a proper shipping description for each hazardous material and a shipper's certification stating that they prepared the shipment according to the regulations
C. page numbers if the shipping paper has more than one page
A shipping paper for hazardous materials must include: Page numbers if the shipping paper has more than one page, a proper shipping description for each hazardous material, and shipper's certification signed by the shipper saying they prepared the shipment according to the regulations.