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.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
2.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
3.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
4.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
6.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
7.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
8.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
9.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
10.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
11.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
12.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
13.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
14.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
15.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
16.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
17.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
18.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
19.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
20.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
21.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
22.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
23.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
24.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
25.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
26.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
27.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
28.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
29.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
30.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
31.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
32.
A dunnage bag is:
33.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
34.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
35.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
36.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
37.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
38.
What is low-speed offtracking?
39.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
40.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
41.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
42.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
43.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
44.
When driving with ABS, remember:
45.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
46.
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:
47.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
48.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
49.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
50.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?