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.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
4.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
5.
Hydroplaning:
6.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
7.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
8.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
9.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
10.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
11.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
12.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
13.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
14.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
15.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
16.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
17.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
18.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
19.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
20.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
21.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
22.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
23.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
24.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
25.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
26.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
27.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
28.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
29.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
30.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
31.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
32.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
33.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
34.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
35.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
36.
You should use your horn when:
37.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
38.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
39.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
40.
An intermodal container is:
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.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
43.
What does emergency braking mean?
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
46.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
47.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
48.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
49.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?