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.
Void filler is:
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
4.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
5.
High friction securement devices include:
6.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
7.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
9.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
10.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
11.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
12.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

13.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
14.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
15.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
16.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
17.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
18.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
19.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
20.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
21.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
22.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
23.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
24.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
25.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
26.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
27.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
28.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
29.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
30.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
31.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
33.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
34.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
35.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
36.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
37.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
40.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
41.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
42.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
43.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
44.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
45.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

46.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
47.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
48.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
49.
Blocking is used to:
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: