Free Hawaii 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 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 2022 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
1.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
3.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
4.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
5.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
6.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
7.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
8.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
9.
An anchor point is defined as:
10.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
11.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
12.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
13.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
14.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
15.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

16.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
17.
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: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
18.
To prevent brake fade you should:
19.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
20.
What is a rub rail?
21.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
22.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
23.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
24.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
25.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
26.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
27.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
28.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
29.
An example of reckless driving is:
30.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
31.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
32.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

33.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
34.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
35.
What should you do while turning?
36.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
37.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
38.
What hours must your logbook show?
39.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
40.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
41.
Containerized loads:
42.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
43.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
44.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
47.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
48.
What is a rub rail?
49.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: