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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
3.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
4.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
5.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
6.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
7.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
8.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
9.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
10.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
11.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
12.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
13.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
14.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
15.
What does DOT stand for?
16.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
17.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
18.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
19.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
20.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
21.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
22.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
23.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
24.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
25.
When should you test your parking brakes?
26.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
28.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
29.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
30.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
31.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
32.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
33.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
34.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
35.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
36.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
37.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
38.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
39.
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
40.
What is aggregate working load limit?
41.
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
42.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
43.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
44.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
45.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
46.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
47.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
48.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: