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.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
3.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
4.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
5.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
6.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
7.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
9.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
10.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
11.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
12.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
13.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
14.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
15.
What is a 34 hour restart?
16.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
17.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
18.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
19.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
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.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
23.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
24.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
25.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
26.
The bridge formula:
27.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
28.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
29.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
30.
A dunnage bag is:
31.
You should try to park so that:
32.
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:
33.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
34.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
35.
Who must complete a log?
36.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
37.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
38.
A chock is generally used to secure:
39.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
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.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
42.
Containerized loads:
43.
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?
44.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
45.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
46.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
47.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
48.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
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: