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
When is directed discussion a good training method to use?
2
How long must maintenance records be kept to satisfy DOT record keeping requirements?
3
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.
4
All other things being equal, which activity will adult learners retain the most from?
5
Selecting a teaching method depends on:
6
An over the road fatality needs to be recorded for _________________
7
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?
8
What type of personality is best for a trainer?
9
When interpersonal skills need to be developed, which training method would be the most effective?
10
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?
11
How long must OSHA Forms 301 and 300 be kept on file
12
When is training on recognized indicators of alcohol and drug misuse required by law?
13
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?
14
At the scene of an accident, which action should a driver take first?
15
According to Part 396 of the FMCSRs, who has the responsibility for ensuring compliance with vehicle inspection requirements?
16
Employees who are trained require less involvement and intervention from their supervisors.
17
What is one thing to look for when evaluating whether training materials will be effective?
18
What four general areas should a supervisor investigate in an accident situation?
19
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?
20
Better recruiting can solve all turnover problems
21
Under what circumstances is an employer required to record a workplace injury on the OSHA Form 300?
22
What should a supervisor do at the scene of an accident?      
23
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.
24
During a job interview, what is the best way to make sure the candidate understands the job?
25
It is lawful for an employer to require a prospective employee to undergo a physical examination, as long as _________________.
26
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." 
27
Under what circumstances is an exemption allowed for pre-employment alcohol and drug testing?
28
Of the following, which is the best way to increase driver retention?
29
Which of the following is something you should NOT do when dealing with a disabled job applicant?
30
The accident investigator's report to company management should be completely objective, with no personal opinions included.
31
One of the documents you are required to keep in each driver's qualification file is the driver's application for employment.
32
What is the largest single factor affecting driver job satisfaction?
33
Which of the following behaviors is a potential safety hazard?
34
What is one of the primary goals of a supervisor in conducting an accident investigation.
35
Which of the following is an item required to be completed on the Driver's Daily Log to be in compliance with the FMCSRs?
36
Which of the following is an effective technique for administering road tests?
37
A company has to generate revenue equal to the costs of employee injuries to recover those costs.
38
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.
39
Which of the following is the best statement of the purpose for on-road driving tests?
40
When lifting heavy items, it is important to __________________.
41
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?
42
When can a company ask questions about an applicant's physical condition and medical history?
43
What is an effective way to control hazards in the workplace?
44
Why should carriers enforce accurate entries in DOT Hours of Service logs?
45
There is a 6-month gap in employment on a candidate's job application.  What is the best way of handling the situation?
46
Which of the following is a red flag that a workers' compensation claim might be fraudulent?               
47
What is top management's primary responsibility for safety in the workplace?
48
When evaluating a completed application form which of the following is key to selecting the right candidate for the position?
49
To match the right candidate to a position which of the following needs to be done first?
50
What effect does good hiring practices have on company accident rates?
51
Job standards may not be changed for the purpose of hiring one employee over another
52
What is an effective way of presenting the need for a safety program to a manager with a sales background?
53
What effect do good hiring practices have on company profit?
54
What is the requirement to obtain information from previous employers regarding drug and alcohol investigations?
55
Who is responsible for safety?
56
What is an effective technique for preventing recurring injuries?
57
Which of the following is an interviewing error?
58
Which of the following is NOT one of the common reasons why drivers sometimes falsify logs?
59
What is an effective way to prevent injuries from vehicle accidents?
60
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 _________.
61
After a day off, did the driver violate the 14-hour rule and, if so, when did the violation begin and end?
62
Which of the following is not a common cause of injuries in the trucking industry?
63
Questions posed during an interview should cover which of the following areas?
64
Which of the following activities would NOT be included in total on-duty time?
65
Employee injuries and associated workers' compensation costs are ___________.
66
Which of the following must drivers of placarded vehicles avoid, if at all possible?
67
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.
68
What is the best way to verify the accuracy of log book entries made by drivers?
69
Post accident alcohol and drug tests are always required if a fatality is involved.
70
Which of the following represents an unsafe condition that needs to be corrected?
71
What characterizes the drivers who are the most dissatisfied with company pay, dispatchers and top management?
72
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.
73
The exoneration card in the accident kit should be filled out by the driver and given to the other parties.
74
Any inquiry by the employer about an employee's physical condition must be _________________.
75
To improve driver retention, what is the most effective way of presenting the negative aspects of the job?
76
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?
77
At the scene of an accident, which of the following is something that company drivers should be instructed NEVER to do?
78
An employee reports an injury, but cannot provide details as to when or how the injury occurred.  What is the reporting requirement?
79
After describing the company pay plan, what should a recruiter do?
80
How often are motor carriers required to check driving records for each driver?
81
What is the key to an accident being classified as non-preventable?
82
Which of the following is an acceptable record of attendance at required training?
83
Effective training programs save the company more money than they cost to develop and implement
84
Under Part 396, how often must drivers complete a written inspection report?
85
In which of the following accident situations is an on-the-scene company response NOT necessary?
86
Under what circumstance would a job-aid be helpful?
87
When is training required by DOT for employees who handle hazardous materials?
88
Which of the following DOT records must be kept on file for five years?
89
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?
90
What training method is most effective if the participant needs to learn to make a series of decisions?
91
Attendance records are only required when training sessions are held to comply with regulations
92
When should a list of driver violations of motor vehicle laws be compiled and how long must the list remain on file?
93
While exiting from his truck, a driver slips and breaks his ankle.  Does this incident meet the DOT definition of an accident?
94
When the participant needs to memorize critical procedures, which training method would be the most effective?
95
Which of the following should be the instructor's first step in preparing for training?
96
Under Title 49 CFR Part 396, what document must the driver review before starting a trip?
97
Under OSHA, which employers are required to keep records of occupational illnesses and injuries?
98
A well-constructed test should measure
99
When is lecture a good training method to use?
100
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?
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.