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.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
2.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
3.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
4.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
5.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
6.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
7.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
8.
What is a cab shield?
9.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
10.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
11.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
12.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
13.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
14.
By definition, what is a wedge?
15.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

16.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
17.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
18.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
19.
A bulkhead is defined as:
20.
What are the four basic weight limits?
21.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
22.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
23.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
24.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
25.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
26.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
27.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
28.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
29.
.5g is equal to what?
30.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
31.
'Blocking' is defined as:
32.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
33.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
34.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
35.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
36.
What should you do while turning?
37.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
38.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
39.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
40.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
41.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
42.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
43.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
44.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
45.
What kind of extinguisher should be used on burning paper, wood, or cloth?
46.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
47.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
48.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
49.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: