Free Connecticut CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our CT General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the CT CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Connecticut 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 Connecticut CDL Practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our 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 CDL practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2021 CT commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
CT CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
What should be true about other drivers:
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
A hook-lift container is:
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
Major signs of tire failure could include:
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 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?
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
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:
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
You should use your horn when:
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
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?
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?