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 are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
3.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
4.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
5.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
6.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
7.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
8.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
9.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
10.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
11.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
12.
What does DOT stand for?
13.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
14.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
15.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
16.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
17.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
18.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
19.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
20.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
21.
You should use your mirror to check?
22.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
23.
Banding is:
24.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
25.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
26.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
27.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
28.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
"Fully Contained" means:
30.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
31.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
32.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
33.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
34.
An anchor point is defined as:
35.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
36.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
37.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
38.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
39.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
40.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
41.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
42.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
43.
The most common cause of skids is:
44.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
45.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
46.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
47.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
48.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
49.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
50.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?