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.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
3.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
4.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
5.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
6.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
7.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
8.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
9.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
10.
Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
11.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
12.
A stake pocket is:
13.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
14.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
15.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
16.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
17.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
18.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
19.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
20.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
21.
You should use your mirror to check?
22.
A chock is defined as:
23.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
24.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
25.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
26.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
27.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
28.
"Fully Contained" means:
29.
Brake fade:
30.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
31.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
32.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
33.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
34.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
35.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
36.
"Brake fade" is:
37.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
38.
What is low-speed offtracking?
39.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
40.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
41.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
42.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
43.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
44.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
45.
What does emergency braking mean?
46.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
47.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
48.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
49.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: