Free Maine 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 ME General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Maine CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Maine 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 Maine CDL Practice Test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 ME commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
ME CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
2.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
3.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
4.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
6.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
7.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
8.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
9.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
10.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
11.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
12.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
13.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
14.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
15.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
16.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
17.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
18.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
19.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
20.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
21.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
22.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
23.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
24.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
25.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
26.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
28.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
29.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
30.
Communication means:
31.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
32.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
33.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
34.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
35.
A friction mat is used to:
36.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
37.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
38.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
39.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
40.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
41.
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
42.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
43.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
44.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
45.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
46.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
47.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
48.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
49.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
50.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?