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.
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: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
3.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
4.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
5.
What does HOS stand for?
6.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
7.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
8.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
9.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
10.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
11.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
12.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
13.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
14.
Implied consent means:
15.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
16.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

17.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
18.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
19.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
20.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
21.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
22.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
23.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
24.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
25.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
26.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
27.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
28.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
29.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
30.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
31.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
32.
After starting the engine:
33.
Empty trucks:
34.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

35.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
36.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
37.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
38.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
39.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
40.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
41.
An intermodal container is:
42.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
43.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
44.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
45.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
46.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
47.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
48.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
49.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: