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1

most gasoline tank trucks/trailer tanks are made of aluminum, and are a maximum thickness of? at the ? of the tank.

3/16 inch
bottom

2

truck transportation of fuels is strictly regulated nationally by the?

DOT

3

the responsibility for ordering vacuum trucks for clean up of a gasoline tanker on a city street lies with?

responsible party

4

concentrated gasoline vapors are than?

3 to 4 times heavier

5

vacuum trucks are classified by cleanliness standards. if requesting a vacuum truck, what classification should be requested?

clean

6

clean up of a fuel spill on freeway is the ultimate responsibility of?

responsible party

7

what allows for compartment separation in a tank truck?

bulkhead

8

a tank truck pulling a 2 axle trailer and fully loaded with gasoline can be expected to contain ? gallons of gasoline.

9000

9

the responsibility for hazardous material incidents on state highways and freeways within the city of LA lies with?

CHP

10

aluminum tanks will melt at approximately?

1200 degrees

11

burning gasoline will burn at the liquid level and burn at the rate of? per hour vertically regardless of the surface area?

one foot

12

the use of plain water to extinguish a tanker fire is acceptable if?

foam is not available
will cause an unacceptable delay in rescue operations

13

for incidents involving a leak with no fire, attempts should be made to turn off the vehicle ignition if possible and eliminate potential ignition sources a minimum of ? from the spill?

100 feet

14

a single tank, 3 axle tank truck fully loaded with gasoline can be expected to contain ? gallons of gasoline.

5000

15

baffles are a transverse partition in a cargo tank which is not liquid tight. they are installed in the compartments of gasoline tank truck/trailers for?

tank strength

16

during the firefighting phase of incidents involving organic peroxides, if fire reaches the organic peroxide the proper tactic would be to?

evacuate the area very rapidly before an explosion occurs

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