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.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
2.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
3.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
4.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
5.
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?
6.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
7.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
8.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
9.
What does DOT stand for?
10.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
11.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
12.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
13.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
14.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
15.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
16.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
17.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
18.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
19.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
20.
As part of the log packing requirements:
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
Banding is:
23.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
24.
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?
25.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
26.
"Fully Contained" means:
27.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
28.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
29.
What is a cab shield?
30.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
31.
An anchor point is defined as:
32.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
33.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
34.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
35.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
36.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
37.
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?
38.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
39.
The most common cause of skids is:
40.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
41.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
42.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
43.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
44.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
45.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
46.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
47.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
49.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: