Free Hawaii 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 HI General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Hawaii CDL manual. Our Hawaii CDL practice test covers most of the subject areas on the Hawaii 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 2021 HI commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
HI CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
The center of gravity of a load:
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
What does HOS stand for?
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
When can your logbook be inspected?
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
Overweight, oversized loads:
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
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.?
A dunnage bag is:
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
What is low-speed offtracking?
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
What does BAC stand for?
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
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?
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?
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed:
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?