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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
3.
When using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
4.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
5.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
6.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
7.
Hydroplaning:
8.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
9.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
10.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
11.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
12.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
13.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
14.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
15.
Which statement below is true?
16.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
17.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
20.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
21.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
22.
Cargo is contained when:
23.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
24.
When driving through the work zone you should:
25.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
26.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
27.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
28.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
29.
Most skids:
30.
What is a cab shield?
31.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
32.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
33.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
34.
A friction mat is used to:
35.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
36.
Your log must include all of the following except:
37.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
38.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
39.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
40.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
41.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
42.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
43.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
44.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
45.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
46.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. 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?
47.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
48.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
49.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
50.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?