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 driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
4.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
5.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
6.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
7.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
8.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
9.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
10.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
11.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
12.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
13.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
14.
Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
15.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
16.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
17.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
18.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
19.
What is true about using a heater?
20.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
21.
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?
22.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
23.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
24.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
25.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
26.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
27.
Cargo is contained when:
28.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
29.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
30.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
31.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
.5g is equal to what?
33.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
34.
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?
35.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
36.
'Blocking' is defined as:
37.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
38.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
39.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
40.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
41.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
42.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
43.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
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.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
46.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
47.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
48.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: