A CDL Examination Practice Test!

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  • 1. 
    THE COLOR OF CLEARANCE LAMPS ON THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE MUST BE:
    • A. 

      AMBER

    • B. 

      GREEN

    • C. 

      WHITE

    • D. 

      RED

  • 2. 
    WHEN BACKING A LARGE TRUCK YOU SHOULD:
    • A. 

      LOOK STRAIGHT AHEAD SO YOU CAN BACK STRAIGHT

    • B. 

      HAVE SOMEONE GUIDE YOU

    • C. 

      DEPEND ONLY ON YOUR REAR VIEW MIRROR

    • D. 

      SOUND THE HORN TO CLEAR THE WAY AND BACK VERY SLOWLY

  • 3. 
    WHEN TURNING RIGHT WITH A LONG VEHICLE OR COMBINATION TRUCK TRAILER, IF IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO STAY ON THE PROPER LANE YOU SHOULD:
    • A. 

      APPROACH CORNER ABOUT 4 FT FROM THE CURB OR RIGHT EDGE OF THE ROADWAY, THEN IF NECESSARY COMPLETE TURN IN CENTER OF STREET ENTERED

    • B. 

      APPROACH THE CORNER IN CENTER OF STREET THEN TURN INTO RIGHT-HAND LANE

    • C. 

      APPROACH THE CORNER 12 FEET FROM THE CURB OR RIGHT EDGE OF ROADWAY, THEN TURN INTO THE RIGHT-HAND LANE

    • D. 

      PERMIT REAR WHEELS TO RUN OVER CURB IF NO OBSTRUCTION IS THERE

  • 4. 
    NO COMBINATION OF VEHICLES OTHER THAN A TRUCK TRACTOR-TRAILER COMBINATION MAY EXCEED:
    • A. 

      40 FEET

    • B. 

      50 FEET

    • C. 

      25 FEET

    • D. 

      65 FEET

  • 5. 
    EVERY TRAILER MUST HAVE HOW MANY REFLECTORS ON THE REAR:
    • A. 

      THREE

    • B. 

      TWO

    • C. 

      NONE

    • D. 

      ONE

  • 6. 
    TURN SIGNAL INDICATORS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES MANUFACTURED AFTER THE MODEL YEAR:
    • A. 

      1959

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1948

  • 7. 
    ALL SCHOOL BUSES, PUBLIC BUSES, TAXIS, AND OTHER VEHICLES HAULING PASSENGERS FOR HIRE OR LEASE MUST CARRY A CHEMICAL TYPE FIRE EXTINGUISHER OF AT LEAST:
    • A. 

      ONE PINT CAPACITY

    • B. 

      TWO QUART CAPACITY

    • C. 

      ONE QUART CAPACITY

    • D. 

      ONE GALLON CAPACITY

  • 8. 
    THE LOAD ON A TRUCK MAY NOT EXTEND OVER THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE MORE THAN:
    • A. 

      FOUR FEET

    • B. 

      THREE FEET

    • C. 

      FIVE FEET

    • D. 

      SIX FEET

  • 9. 
    THE GREATEST HEIGHT ORDINARILY ALLOWED BY STATE LAW FOR A VEHICLE INCLUDING ITS LOAD IS:
    • A. 

      14 FEET

    • B. 

      12 FEET

    • C. 

      12 FEET 6 INCHES

    • D. 

      13 FEET 6 INCHES

  • 10. 
    VEHICLES TRANSPORTING LOOSE MATERIALS (SAND, DIRT, GRAVEL, ETC) THAT IS CAPABLE OF SPILLING OR BLOWING FROM THE VEHICLE MUST:
    • A. 

      MEET LOADING AND/OR COVERING REGULATIONS TO PREVENT SPILLING OR BLOWING

    • B. 

      ALWAYS HAVE THE LOAD COVERED TO PREVENT SPILLING OR BLOWING

    • C. 

      DRIVE ONLY ON COUNTRY ROADS

    • D. 

      HAVE A SPECIAL PERMIT

  • 11. 
    WHEN ONE TRUCK IS FOLLOWING ANOTHER TRUCK OR VEHICLE, IT MAY KEEP FAR ENOUGH BACK TO ALLOW HOW MANY VEHICLES TO ENTER SAFELY BETWEEN THEM?
    • A. 

      ONE VEHICLE

    • B. 

      FOUR VEHICLES

    • C. 

      TWO VEHICLES

    • D. 

      THREE VEHICLES

  • 12. 
    A SLOW MOVING VEHICLE EMBLEM MUST BE DISPLAYED ONLY BY:
    • A. 

      DELIVERY TRUCKS WHICH OCCASIONALLY DRIVE UNDER 25 MPH

    • B. 

      VEHICLES DESIGNATED TO BE OPERATED AT SPEEDS OF 25 MPH OR LESS

    • C. 

      ALL ROAD MACHINERY DRIVING UNDER 25 MPH

    • D. 

      ALL COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES

  • 13. 
    THE HEIGHT FROM THE GROUND FOR MOUNTED REFLECTORS MUST BE AT LEAST:
    • A. 

      12 INCHES

    • B. 

      24 INCHES

    • C. 

      30 INCHES

    • D. 

      18 INCHES

  • 14. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE MUD FLAPS?
    • A. 

      POLE TRAILERS

    • B. 

      SEMI TRAILERS

    • C. 

      VEHICLES OPERATED INTERSTATE

    • D. 

      VEHICLES HAULING LIVESTOCK

  • 15. 
    THE GREATEST WIDTH ORDINARILY ALLOWED BY STATE LAW FOR A TRUCK INCLUDING ITS LOAD IS:
    • A. 

      108 INCHES (9 FEET)

    • B. 

      84 INCHES (7 FEET)

    • C. 

      90 INCHES (7 1/2 FEET)

    • D. 

      102 INCHES (8 1/2 FEET)

  • 16. 
    REGISTRATION PAPERS ARE REQUIRED TO BE IN THE POSSESION OF THE DRIVER OR ON THE VEHICLE WHEN OPERATING:
    • A. 

      ALL TRUCKS

    • B. 

      ANY AMBULANCE

    • C. 

      A TAXI CAB

    • D. 

      A MOTORCYCLE

  • 17. 
    WHEN MUD FLAPS ARE REQUIRED ON TRUCKS OR TRAILERS, THEY MUST REACH HOW CLOSE TO THE SURFACE OF THE HIGHWAY?
    • A. 

      18 INCHES

    • B. 

      8 INCHES

    • C. 

      16 INCHES

    • D. 

      12 INCHES

  • 18. 
    NO PASSENGER VEHICLE MAY BE COUPLED TO MORE THAN:
    • A. 

      ONE TRAILER

    • B. 

      FOUR TRAILERS

    • C. 

      THREE TRAILERS

    • D. 

      TWO TRAILERS

  • 19. 
    EVERY BUS OR TRUCK MANUFACTURED AFTER MODEL YEAR 1959 MUST BE EQUIPPED ON THE REAR WITH:
    • A. 

      ONE STOP LIGHT

    • B. 

      TWO YELLOW REFLECTORS

    • C. 

      TWO STOPLIGHTS

    • D. 

      ONE RED REFLECTOR

  • 20. 
    THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF TRAILERS THAT MAYBE TOWED BY ONE VEHICLE IS:
    • A. 

      TWO

    • B. 

      ONE

    • C. 

      THREE

    • D. 

      FOUR

  • 21. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES MUST HAVE MUD FLAPS WHEN OPERATED ON PUBLIC ROADS?
    • A. 

      ALL VEHICLES WITH REGISTERED GROSS WEIGHT OF 30,500 POUNDS

    • B. 

      ALL TRUCK TRAILER COMBINATIONS

    • C. 

      ALL VEHICLES WITH FOUR OR MORE TIRES ON THE REAR AXLE EXCEPT SINGLE TRUCK TRACTORS AND POLE TRAILERS

    • D. 

      ALL COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

  • 22. 
    WHEN A TRUCK BREAKS DOWN ON THE HIGHWAY IN THE DAYTIME THE DRIVER SHOULD SET OUT:
    • A. 

      THREE RED REFELCTORS

    • B. 

      TWO APPROVED RED FLAGS

    • C. 

      THREE FLARES

    • D. 

      TWO YELLOW FLAGS

  • 23. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES ARE REQUIRED BY STATE LAW TO STOP AT GRADE CROSSINGS OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS WHERE NO TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE IS IN OPERATION?
    • A. 

      TRUCKS HAULINGLIVESTOCK FOR HIRE

    • B. 

      BUSES CARRYING PASSENGERS FOR HIRE

    • C. 

      TAXI CABS

    • D. 

      TRUCK TRAILER COMBINATIONS

  • 24. 
    THE HEIGHT FROM THE GROUND FOR MOUNTED REFLECTORS MUST BE AT LEAST:
    • A. 

      12 INCHES

    • B. 

      30 INCHES

    • C. 

      18 INCHES

    • D. 

      24 INCHES

  • 25. 
    WHEN VEHICLE IS TOWING ANOTHER, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE TWO MUST NOT BE GREATER THAN:
    • A. 

      10 FEET

    • B. 

      15 FEET

    • C. 

      20 FEET

    • D. 

      18 FEET