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.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
2.
Which statement is true?
3.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
4.
Which statement below is false?
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
7.
When can your logbook be inspected?
8.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
9.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
10.
An anchor point is defined as:
11.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
12.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
13.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
14.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
15.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

16.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
17.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
18.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
19.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
20.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
21.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
22.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
23.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
24.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
25.
Why did Congress enacted the Bridge Formula in 1975?
26.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
27.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
28.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
29.
Which statement is true?
30.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
31.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
32.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
33.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
34.
What is a pallet used for?
35.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
36.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
39.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
40.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
41.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
42.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
43.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
44.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
45.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
46.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
47.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?