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.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
2.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
3.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
4.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
6.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
7.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
8.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
9.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
10.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
11.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
12.
What is a 34 hour restart?
13.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
14.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
15.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
16.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
17.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
18.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
19.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
20.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
21.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
22.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
23.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
24.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
25.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
26.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
27.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
28.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
29.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
30.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
31.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
32.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
33.
A dunnage bag is:
34.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
35.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
36.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
37.
Who must complete a log?
38.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
39.
A chock is generally used to secure:
40.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
41.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
42.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
43.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
44.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
45.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
46.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
47.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: