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.
Define 'bolster':
2.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
3.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
4.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

5.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
7.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
8.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
9.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
10.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
11.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
12.
What is a rub rail?
13.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
14.
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
15.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
16.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
17.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
18.
What does EOBR stand for?
19.
A chock is defined as:
20.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontal against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
21.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
22.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
23.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
24.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
25.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
26.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
27.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
28.
After turning and getting up to speed:
29.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
30.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
31.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
32.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
33.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
34.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
35.
An intermodal container is:
36.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
37.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
38.
What is aggregate working load limit?
39.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
40.
Which statement below is false?
41.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
42.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
43.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
44.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
45.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
46.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
47.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
48.
What is a rub rail?
49.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?