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
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
Tourists may be hazardous because?
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
What is a 34 hour restart?
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
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: 80%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following EXCEPT:
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
In cargo securement, bracing is:
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
Most skids:
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
What is a cab shield?
Communication means:
A friction mat is used to:
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
Which statement is true?
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?