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[Video] What is a Tanker Endorsement?

Tanker endorsements are essential to the well-being of truck drivers and the motoring public. Moving bulk quantities of liquid and gaseous freight is a challenging, often dangerous process. As such, ensuring that the driver hauling these loads has all the proper training and qualifications to do so is crucial. 

But when are tanker endorsements legally necessary? And, perhaps more importantly, how will needing a tanker-endorsed driver for your shipment impact the price of moving it?

In this video, Cory will answer all of your tanker endorsement questions, including:

  • 0:00 What will I learn in this video?
  • 0:50 What is a Tanker Endorsement? 
  • 1:25 Is a Tanker Endorsement necessary? 
  • 1:49 When is a Tanker Endorsement required? 
  • 2:30 Is a Tanker Endorsement the same as a Hazmat Endorsement? 
  • 3:09 Does having a tanker-endorsed driver raise my price? 
  • 3:44 Wrap-up

Read the article: What is a Tanker Endorsement?

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Cory Link

Written by Cory Link

Cory joined ATS in the summer of 2012 and since that time has been able to find success in various positions. From managing the Cold Spring Terminal to overseeing the Customer Service Department on the Specialized side, Cory brings value to all of the roles he occupies. Cory joined ATS Logistics in July of 2018, opening our Denver, Colo. regional office. Today, Cory manages a group of National Sales Representatives as he works to educate his team and assist his customers as they both work to reach their goals.

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