Free Florida CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our FL General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Florida CDL Handbook. Our Florida CDL practice test covers most of the subject areas on the Florida 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 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 practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 FL commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
FL CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
When using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
5.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
6.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
7.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
8.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
9.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
10.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
11.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
12.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
13.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
14.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
15.
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?
16.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
17.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
18.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
19.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
20.
What does EOBR stand for?
21.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
22.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
23.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
24.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
25.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
26.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
27.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
28.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
31.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
32.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
33.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
34.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
35.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
36.
"Brake fade" is:
37.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
38.
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?
39.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
40.
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
41.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
42.
What is aggregate working load limit?
43.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
44.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
45.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
46.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
47.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
48.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
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?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: