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.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
The center of gravity of a load:
4.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
5.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
6.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
7.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
8.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
9.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
11.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
12.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
13.
A left-hand turn should end:
14.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
15.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
16.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
17.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
18.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
19.
When should you test your parking brakes?
20.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
21.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
22.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
23.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
24.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
25.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
26.
An example of reckless driving is:
27.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
28.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
29.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
30.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
31.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
Controlled braking:
33.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
34.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
35.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
36.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
37.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
38.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
39.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
40.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
41.
What does BAC stand for?
42.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
43.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
44.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
45.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
46.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
47.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?