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
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AR CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
The driver is responsible for all of the following, EXCEPT for:
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
To help you to stay alert while driving, you should:
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
What violation occurs on the below example?

Day 1

Day 2

What does HOS stand for?
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
You should be prepared to the examiner:
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
You should signal continuously while turning because:
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. 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?
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply, EXCEPT:
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
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?
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
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

When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?