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CDL Quiz 8

1. Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open fires unless you
Are equipped with fire sprinklers.
Have LTL of a non-flammable material.
Can safely pass the fire without stopping.

2. If you are in an accident involving hazardous materials, you should
Prevent a panic by acting like nothing is wrong.
Keep all people far away and upwind of the accident.
Tell only the emergency response team about the hazard.

3. You have loaded a hazardous material into a cargo tank. What must you do before you move the vehicle?
Call CHEMTREC by phone and tell them where you are going.
Close all manholes and valves. Be sure they are free of leaks.
Have the loading observers sign the shipping papers.

4. There are three lists that drivers, shippers, and carriers use to find out if a material is a regulated product. One of these lists is the
EPA Dangerous Materials Table.
Shipper’s list of transportable quantities.
List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities.

5. Identification numbers are preceded by the letters “UN” or “NA.” The letters “NA” are associated with proper shipping names that are used where?
Within the United States and to and from Canada
Both of these answers

6. If hazardous material is spilling from your vehicle, do not move your vehicle
Any more than 500 feet.
Any more than safety requires.
In an upwind direction.

7. When shippers package hazardous materials, they must certify that this was done according to regulations. The only exception is when
The driver is given a sealed cargo compartment.
The shipper is a private carrier, carrying its own product.
The shipment is hazardous waste.

8. 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 this trip?
Before starting the trip
While you are still on a part of the route that you know
Within 24 hours of the end of the trip

9. Carriers must give each driver who transports Class A or B explosives
An extra fire bottle.
A copy of FMCSR Part 397.
The consignee’s phone number.

10. When fueling a placarded vehicle, someone must always be
At the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow.
At the emergency power shut-off for the pump.
Within 10 feet of the pump, with a fire extinguisher.

11. Which of the following statements about bus evacuation is true?
If time allows, walk through the bus and close all windows
If time allows, backup to the stop before evacuating the bus
If time allows, notify the dispatcher about evacuation location, conditions, and type of assistance needed

12. Check that the entry door is not damaged and
Operates smoothly and closes securely from the remote location
Operates smoothly and closes securely from the inside
Operates smoothly and closes securely from the outside

13. What color are all school buses painted?
Orange yellow
Florescent yellow
National school bus yellow

14. How far should students exit the bus and walk to?
The distance it takes to clear the danger zone
At least 8 feet away from the side of the bus
At least 10 feet away from the side of the bus

15. The driver who misses the child to unload at a bus stop should
Discharge the child on the next stop
Radio the dispatcher for direction and follow the local procedure
Back up to the missed stop

16. You should adjust all the outside left and right side CROSSOVER/CROSS VIEW mirrors to see
The entire area to the rear of the mirror along the side of the bus.
The right and left front tires touching the ground.
200 feet behind the bus.

17. At bus stops where more than one child is unloaded, which procedure most likely prevents an unloading obstacle?
The students cross the street one at a time, not as a group
The driver counts the students as they disembark before moving
The driver ensures the students are seated in the bus before leaving the stop

18. What is the safest way to stop unruly behaviour on the bus?
Keep checking the rear view mirror so you can see what happened and report to the principal
Pull off the road in a safe location, secure the bus, stand up, and tell the students what behaviour you expect of them
Have the unruly students move to the front of the bus

19. During loading and unloading students you should check your mirrors
After you close the door
After entering the traffic

20. How should you brake in a bus with ABS brakes?
Apply the brakes as usual
Pump the brakes in an emergency situation
Apply the brakes and back off the brakes prior to the final brake to stop