Free Alabama CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our AL General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Alabama CDL manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Alabama General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make you become a safer driver. In addition, each question has a detailed explanation that will help you understand the concept and answer future questions about it correctly. If you don't get the pass right away, don't worry, you can take this practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our Alabama CDL practice test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 AL commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AL CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
3.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
4.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
5.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
6.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
7.
Which statement is true?
8.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
9.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
Which of these statements about alcohol is NOT true?
11.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
12.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
13.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
14.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
15.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
16.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
17.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
18.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
19.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
20.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
21.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
22.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
23.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
24.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
25.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
26.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
27.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
28.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
29.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
30.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
33.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
34.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
35.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
36.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
37.
A dunnage bag is:
38.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
39.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
40.
What is low-speed offtracking?
41.
You should use your horn when:
42.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
43.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
44.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
45.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
46.
When driving with ABS, remember:
47.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
48.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
49.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
50.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?