Haz Mat Test 6

1. 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.

2. Who is responsible for safely transporting a hazardous material shipment without delay and keeping the shipping papers in the right place?
The carrier
The passenger
The driver
The shipper

3. You find an overheated tire during an enroute inspection. If you are hauling hazardous materials, you must:
Remove the tire and place it in the spare tire rack
Cool the tire, then check it every 2 hours
Wait at least 2 hours before continuing your trip
Remove the tire and place it a safe distance from the vehicle.

4. The intent of hazardous materials regulations is to ensure safety, to contain the material, and:
To tax shippers correctly
To communicate the risk
To allow state enforcement
To allow comstat to get involved

5. The total transport index of all radioactive material packages in a single vehicle must not exceed ____.

6. 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:
Within 24 hours of the finish of the trip
Within the first 50 miles of the trip
Before starting the trip
While you are still on a part of the route that you know

7. Which three hazard classes should not be loaded into a trailer that has a heater / air conditioner unit.
Flammable liquids
Flammable gas
All of the above

8. What is the only exception to certification by a shipper?
When the shipper is a private carrier of his own product.
Only when the vehicle is placarded properly
When the shipper is to ill to fill out the proper paperwork.
Only when the cargo is packed incorrectly

9. A truck carrying explosives has crashed with another vehicle. You should not pull them apart until.
The shipper's loading foreman is present.
At least 30 minutes have passed.
The explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings.
At least 45 minutes have passed.

10. When handling packages of explosives, you must:
Double wrap wet boxes in plastic to prevent staining
Never use hooks or other metal tools
Keep bystanders 100 feet away
All of the above.