# Free Arkansas CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

You are looking for actual Arkansas CDL practice tests for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our AR General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Arkansas CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Arkansas 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 CDL practice test pack 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 2021 AR commercial driver's license manual
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AR CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
2.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
3.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
4.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
5.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
6.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
7.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
8.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
9.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following EXCEPT:
10.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1

Day 2

11.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
12.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
13.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
14.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
15.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
16.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
17.
Which of the following is considered on duty time?
18.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
19.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
20.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
21.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
22.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
23.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
24.
As part of the log packing requirements:
25.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
26.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
27.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
28.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
29.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
30.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
31.
What is a cab shield?
32.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
33.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
34.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
35.
Controlled braking:
36.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
37.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
38.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
39.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
40.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
41.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
42.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following EXCEPT:
43.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
44.
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following EXCEPT:
47.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
48.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
49.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
50.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed _________.