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.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
2.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
3.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
4.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
5.
A hook-lift container is:
6.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
7.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
8.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
9.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
10.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
11.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
12.
How current must your logbook be?
13.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
14.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
15.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
16.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
17.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
18.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
19.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
20.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
21.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
22.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
23.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
24.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
25.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
26.
What is a cab shield?
27.
An example of reckless driving is:
28.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
29.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
30.
A dunnage bag is:
31.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
32.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
33.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
34.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
35.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
36.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
37.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
38.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
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.
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
43.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
44.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
45.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
46.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. 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?
47.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?