# Free Alabama CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 AL commercial driver's license manual
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AL CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
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.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
5.
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?
6.
What should be true about other drivers:
7.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
8.
High friction securement devices include:
9.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
11.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
12.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
13.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL EXCEPT _________.
14.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following EXCEPT:
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.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
17.
What does emergency braking mean?
18.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
19.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
20.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
21.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
22.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
23.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
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.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
26.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices EXCEPT:
27.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
28.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following, EXCCEPT:
29.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
30.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
31.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
32.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
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.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
36.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
39.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
40.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
41.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
42.
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
43.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following EXCEPT:
44.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
45.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
46.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
47.