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.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

3.
What does HOS stand for?
4.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
5.
Placing a phone call while driving:
6.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
7.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
8.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
9.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
10.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
11.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
12.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
13.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
14.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
15.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

16.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
17.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
18.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
19.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
20.
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?
21.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
22.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
23.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
24.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
25.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
26.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
27.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
28.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
29.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
30.
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: 85%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

31.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

32.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
33.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
34.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
35.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
36.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
37.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
38.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
39.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
40.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
41.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
42.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
43.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
44.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

45.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
46.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
47.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
48.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
49.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
50.
A bulkhead is used: