Wyoming HazMat Endorsement Guide with ELDT Training

Wyoming HazMat Endorsement Guide

  1. NEW REQUIREMENT: Pass a Wyoming ELDT HazMat Course available here
  2. Undergo a TSA background check
  3. Complete HazMat application through Wyoming WYDOT Driver Services or TSA
  4. Complete a medical screening
  5. Pass the WYDOT Driver Services written exam
  6. Submit a TSA Background Security Screening

Thinking about getting your Wyoming HazMat endorsement but don't know where to begin? The process can be confusing, so we created our step-by-step guide with everything you need to gain a Wyoming HazMat (H) Endorsement on your CDL license and make it simple. This complete Wyoming HazMat guide includes the NEW ELDT Mandate rules, which have CHANGED how you get your Wyoming hazardous materials endorsement as of February 7th, 2022. This guide also includes instructions on how to access a course with sample test questions and answers in .

Be cautious if you have been reading "how to" articles on getting a Wyoming HazMat (H) endorsement written before 2022; the ELDT mandate has changed how drivers need to go about obtaining their HazMat!

You could be missing one extremely important step as a result of outdated information. Don't get caught heading to your local WYDOT Driver Services only to be turned away!

Be sure to meet ALL requirements on How to Get a Wyoming Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Endorsement in with the guide below.

What is a HazMat Endorsement?

You will need a Wyoming HazMat endorsement to haul hazardous materials in your freight. These loads carry hazardous substances that can have adverse effects on you and the environment. Thus, they require a special endorsement to be added to your state CDL in order to transport them. Additionally, a driver with a hazardous materials endorsement is subject to specific responsibilities beyond the standard requirements set by the Department of Transportation (DOT) of a standard CDL driver without a HazMat endorsement.

HazMat Driver Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintaining Shipping Papers

  • Placarding and Marking the Vehicle

  • Loading and Unloading

  • Ensuring Compatibility Requirements

  • Blocking and Bracing

  • Completing Incident & Accident Reports

  • Complying to a Security Plan

  • Employee Training - HazMat Theory

The hazardous materials endorsement on a Wyoming CDL means the driver has passed the mandatory training and tests to transport all classes of hazardous materials. The driver must keep a copy of the HazMat table in their truck to properly categorize types of loads on all paperwork and comply with Hazardous Materials Requirements (HMR).

Types/Classes of Hazardous Materials Include:

  • Class 1 – Explosives

  • Class 2 – Gases

  • Class 3 – Flammable Liquid

  • Class 4 – Flammable Solids

  • Class 5 – Oxidizing Substances / Organic Peroxides

  • Class 6 – Poisonous (Toxic) and Infectious Substances

  • Class 7 – Radioactive Material

  • Class 8 – Corrosives

  • Class 9 – Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods

    Environmentally hazardous substances, elevated temperature material, hazardous wastes, marine pollutants

The FMCSA conducts over 154,000 annual roadside inspections each year to ensure safety guidelines are met while transporting the materials. Carrying a HazMat endorsement comes with increased responsibilities, including a thorough understanding of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to avoid violations. The new HazMat Theory training regulation has been mandated to ensure that all drivers are trained and meet a consistent safety standard and training to transport hazardous materials.

NEW: HazMat Theory Requirement & ELDT Mandate

As part of the new ELDT requirements that went into effect on February 7, 2022, all drivers seeking a Wyoming HazMat endorsement are required to complete a Hazardous Materials theory training program BEFORE testing at a local licensing agency.

The program must be provided by a company/entity on the official Training Provider Registry and will fulfill the necessary theory instruction needed to take the knowledge test as part of the Federal Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) requirements. As part of the ELDT requirements, this training is now required before taking the written test for the HazMat endorsement at the WYDOT Driver Services.

Prior to February 7, 2022, these were the steps to obtain a Wyoming HazMat endorsement:

  1. Undergo a required Federal Security Threat Assessment (well-known as TSA: background check)
  2. Fill out the "Hazardous Materials Endorsement" application through the WYDOT Driver Services, depending on which is required in your state
  3. Complete a medical screening
  4. Take and pass the WYDOT Driver Services written exam (varies by state)
  5. Submit a TSA Background Security Screening either online or in-person

After February 7, 2022, these are the steps to obtain a Wyoming HazMat endorsement:

  1. Pass a HazMat theory knowledge exam
  2. Undergo a required Federal Security Threat Assessment (well-known as TSA: background check)
  3. Fill out the "Hazardous Materials Endorsement" application through the WYDOT Driver Services or TSA, depending on which is required in your state
  4. Complete a medical screening
  5. Pass the WYDOT written exam (varies by state)
  6. Submit a TSA Background Security Screening either online or in-person
  7. Wait for TSA to send an official notice of completion. Once the state receives a copy, you will then obtain your hazmat endorsement.

Before you begin these steps, you need to have held at least one of the following:

  • Commercial learners permit and/or a temporary license
  • Employment Authorization Document to earn a hazardous material endorsement
  • A valid CDL

C1 Truck Driver Training, a school on the official Training Provider Registry, offers a Wyoming Hazardous Materials (H) endorsement theory training online course for $99 per individual or for a group rate to businesses.  This will help you meet the ELDT requirement and includes sample Wyoming HazMat Endorsement test questions and answers. 

C1 Truck Driver Training will automatically transmit results to the Training Provider Registry upon completion of the program. Once these results are accepted, the driver will be permitted to take the required knowledge test for obtaining a HazMat endorsement at a local WYDOT Driver Services office.

Wyoming HazMat Theory Online Training Reviews

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Byron M.

"I found the website easy to use. Also, I did go on to receive my Hazmat endorsement!!!! Thanks!!!"

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""This course was very easy to read and understand. I was able to pass the HazMat endorsement test, thank you C1!"."

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Jospeh L.

"I found the C1 Training course easy to navigate, with the modules being very informative and straightforward. I appreciate C1 for the support and the in-depth research materials from their training program, which allowed me to ace the Hazmat written exam on the first try! "

Don't Get Turned Away at the WYDOT Driver Services office!

Please note that outdated information is out there, and anyone seeking a Wyoming HazMat endorsement will be turned away from the WYDOT if the individual has not completed the new HazMat theory training program requirement.

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