Free Colorado CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for an actual Colorado CDL practice test for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our CO General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Colorado CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Colorado 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 will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s get ready to take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 CO commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
CO CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
When can your logbook be inspected?
2.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
3.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
4.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
5.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
6.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
7.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
8.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
9.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
10.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
11.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
12.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
13.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

14.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
15.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
16.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
17.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
18.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
19.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
20.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
21.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 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?
22.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
23.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
24.
Cargo is contained when:
25.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
26.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
.5g is equal to what?
28.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
29.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
30.
An anchor point is defined as:
31.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
32.
'Blocking' is defined as:
33.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
34.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
35.
After turning and getting up to speed:
36.
"Brake fade" is:
37.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
38.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
39.
What hours must your logbook show?
40.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
41.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
42.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
43.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
44.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
45.
What is bell pipe concrete?
46.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
48.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
49.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: