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Rhode Island CDL Practice Test: Tank and Hazmat - Test 2 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 2
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Rhode Island DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. When driving a liquid tanker why should you take highway curves and on ramp/off ramp curves well below the posted speed limits?
  • The time of day

  • Your own reaction time

  • Condition of your vehicle's brakes

  • Condition and type of vehicle tires

2. A tank trailer with baffles helps to control ________.
  • Looking in both rearview and sideview mirrors

  • Looking in the sideview mirror only

  • Looking in your mirrors and turning your head to look over your shoulder

  • Looking in the inside rearview mirror only

3. What makes a bulk liquid tanker difficult to manage?
  • 150 feet

  • 210 feet

  • 33 feet

  • 66 feet

4. What helps control the forward and backward liquid surge?
  • Under no conditions.

  • To turn into a driveway.

  • To pass a car if traffic permits.

  • To pass a slow moving truck.

5. Why does hauling liquids in tanks require special skills?
  • all of the above

  • Turn signals are not required when changing lanes.

  • The correct lane for the right turn is the lane next to the left edge of the roadway.

  • If you must change lanes, look behind and to both sides to see where other vehicles are located before making your turn.

6. Before a trip, you should __________.
  • More vehicles are on the road at night.

  • The distance we can see ahead is reduced.

  • Street lights tend to blur our vision.

  • Some traffic signs are less visible at night.