MFSB Testing Option
Candidates for exemption from the "Motor Fleet Safety Basics: Training for the Safety Supervisor" classroom training will be required to answer 70% of the questions correctly.
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1
What is an effective way to control hazards in the workplace?
2
Which of the following activities would NOT be included in total on-duty time?
3
Results of an on-road test in traffic should be kept on file for all applicants who were hired.  It is also a good idea to keep the test results on file for _________.
4
What is one thing to look for when evaluating whether training materials will be effective?
5
What should a supervisor do at the scene of an accident?      
6
Which of the following DOT records must be kept on file for five years?
7
Effective training programs save the company more money than they cost to develop and implement
8
What type of personality is best for a trainer?
9
Which of the following qualifies as an out-of-service condition for brakes?
The number of brakes equal to or greater than _____% of brakes on the vehicle or combination.
10
During a severe rainstorm, traffic was being diverted into a narrow side road due to downed power lines.  John Doe was concerned that his 48-foot long, 102-inch wide trailer couldn't complete the turn.  He stopped and expressed his concern to the officer in charge, but was ordered to make the turn.  Although he turned very slowly and carefully, his trailer snagged a virtually invisible guy wire, pulling down a second pole across the street and downing additional power lines in the process.  Was this accident preventable?
11
When the participant needs to memorize critical procedures, which training method would be the most effective?
12
What is the largest single factor affecting driver job satisfaction?
13
Under what circumstances is an exemption allowed for pre-employment alcohol and drug testing?
14
Employee injuries and associated workers' compensation costs are ___________.
15
Which of the following represents an unsafe condition that needs to be corrected?
16
What effect does good hiring practices have on company accident rates?
17
What is top management's primary responsibility for safety in the workplace?
18
Why should carriers enforce accurate entries in DOT Hours of Service logs?
19
When evaluating a completed application form which of the following is key to selecting the right candidate for the position?
20
Any inquiry by the employer about an employee's physical condition must be _________________.
21
Post accident alcohol and drug tests are always required if a fatality is involved.
22
A driver is stopped in his truck and charged with a DWI.  He is allowed to retain his license until his court date.  The law requires you to disqualify him from driving in the interim.
23
Of the following, which is the best way to increase driver retention?
24
A well-constructed test should measure
25
While exiting from his truck, a driver slips and breaks his ankle.  Does this incident meet the DOT definition of an accident?
26
How long must maintenance records be kept to satisfy DOT record keeping requirements?
27
All other things being equal, which activity will adult learners retain the most from?
28
After describing the company pay plan, what should a recruiter do?
29
Under Part 396, how often must drivers complete a written inspection report?
30
What conclusion should an investigator draw from the following witness statement? "When the car passed the truck it started to skid and then did a 360 into the path of the truck.  It looked like the truck driver tried to swerve right to avoid hitting the car but it was too late.  You know, they talk about those truck drivers being professionals, but I'd think anybody would notice that that car full of kids was going way too fast in the rain and would have stayed clear." 
31
Under what circumstances is an employer required to record a workplace injury on the OSHA Form 300?
32
Which of the following is an interviewing error?
33
After a day off, did the driver violate the 14-hour rule and, if so, when did the violation begin and end?
34
Which of the following is a red flag that a workers' compensation claim might be fraudulent?               
35
When lifting heavy items, it is important to __________________.
36
What is the best way to verify the accuracy of log book entries made by drivers?
37
Questions posed during an interview should cover which of the following areas?
38
Which of these training media would be best if the participants need to be able to refer to the information when they return to the job?
39
What four general areas should a supervisor investigate in an accident situation?
40
When should a list of driver violations of motor vehicle laws be compiled and how long must the list remain on file?
41
When is training required by DOT for employees who handle hazardous materials?
42
When is training on recognized indicators of alcohol and drug misuse required by law?
43
What helps assure that only one license is issued to a driver and that drivers currently disqualified are prevented from obtaining a Commercial Driver's License?
44
In which of the following accident situations is an on-the-scene company response NOT necessary?
45
What training method is most effective if the participant needs to learn to make a series of decisions?
46
Which of the following is an effective technique for administering road tests?
47
One of the documents you are required to keep in each driver's qualification file is the driver's application for employment.
48
Which of the following is not a common cause of injuries in the trucking industry?
49
Which of the following must drivers of placarded vehicles avoid, if at all possible?
50
What effect do good hiring practices have on company profit?
51
Assuming Driver Johnson had 10 consecutive hours off duty prior to driving, did the driver violate the 14-hour rule? Did the driver violate the 14-hour rule?  If so where did the violation(s) begin?
52
There is a 6-month gap in employment on a candidate's job application.  What is the best way of handling the situation?
53
An employee reports an injury, but cannot provide details as to when or how the injury occurred.  What is the reporting requirement?
54
The exoneration card in the accident kit should be filled out by the driver and given to the other parties.
55
Driver Sands was involved in an accident where the driver of other vehicles was injured and taken to the hospital.  Is an Accident Register Entry required?
56
During a job interview, what is the best way to make sure the candidate understands the job?
57
When is lecture a good training method to use?
58
Under OSHA, which employers are required to keep records of occupational illnesses and injuries?
59
An over the road fatality needs to be recorded for _________________
60
When is directed discussion a good training method to use?
61
To improve driver retention, what is the most effective way of presenting the negative aspects of the job?
62
How often are motor carriers required to check driving records for each driver?
63
The accident investigator's report to company management should be completely objective, with no personal opinions included.
64
It is lawful for an employer to require a prospective employee to undergo a physical examination, as long as _________________.
65
What is the requirement to obtain information from previous employers regarding drug and alcohol investigations?
66
Which of the following is NOT one of the common reasons why drivers sometimes falsify logs?
67
What is an effective way of presenting the need for a safety program to a manager with a sales background?
68
To match the right candidate to a position which of the following needs to be done first?
69
Which of the following behaviors is a potential safety hazard?
70
A company has to generate revenue equal to the costs of employee injuries to recover those costs.
71
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations require a carrier to ask former employers of the results of alcohol and drug tests peformed during the past ___ years.
72
You may refuse to hire someone with a history of alcoholism or illegal drug use by citing current year statistics that show, in general, that substance abusers are likely to relapse.
73
When interpersonal skills need to be developed, which training method would be the most effective?
74
At the scene of an accident, which action should a driver take first?
75
Under Title 49 CFR Part 396, what document must the driver review before starting a trip?
76
Attendance records are only required when training sessions are held to comply with regulations
77
Employees who are trained require less involvement and intervention from their supervisors.
78
How long must OSHA Forms 301 and 300 be kept on file
79
What is the key to an accident being classified as non-preventable?
80
Under what circumstance would a job-aid be helpful?
81
Which of the following is the best statement of the purpose for on-road driving tests?
82
Which of the following is an item required to be completed on the Driver's Daily Log to be in compliance with the FMCSRs?
83
What is an effective way to prevent injuries from vehicle accidents?
84
What is an effective technique for preventing recurring injuries?
85
Refer to the chart to apply the 70-hour rule and determine what date Driver Smith could legally begin driving again, even if only for a few hours.
86
When can a company ask questions about an applicant's physical condition and medical history?
87
Which of the following is an acceptable record of attendance at required training?
88
At the scene of an accident, which of the following is something that company drivers should be instructed NEVER to do?
89
According to Part 396 of the FMCSRs, who has the responsibility for ensuring compliance with vehicle inspection requirements?
90
Better recruiting can solve all turnover problems
91
Which of the following should be the instructor's first step in preparing for training?
92
A truck slides off the road in wet weather and gets stuck in a ditch.  A tow truck pulls the truck from the ditch and the truck proceeds on its route.  Is an Accident Register entry required?
93
During one year a carrier experiences 5 accidents and its drivers log a total of 7,500,000 miles.  What is the carrier's accident rate?
94
Selecting a teaching method depends on:
95
What characterizes the drivers who are the most dissatisfied with company pay, dispatchers and top management?
96
Driver Sands was involved in an accident where the driver of the other vehicle was injured and taken to the hospital.  Is Driver Sands required to submit to alcohol and drug testing?
97
What is one of the primary goals of a supervisor in conducting an accident investigation.
98
Which of the following is something you should NOT do when dealing with a disabled job applicant?
99
Job standards may not be changed for the purpose of hiring one employee over another
100
Who is responsible for safety?
Thank you for completing NATMI's Motor Fleet Safety Basics Testing Option.  If you scored, 70% or better, you will receive a course completion certificate.  If not, you will need to retake the test or attend the classroom training.