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.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
2.
What does HOS stand for?
3.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
4.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
5.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
6.
When can your logbook be inspected?
7.
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?
8.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
9.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
10.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
11.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
12.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
13.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

14.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
15.
What does DOT stand for?
16.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
17.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
18.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
19.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
20.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
21.
As part of the log packing requirements:
22.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
23.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
24.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
25.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
26.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
27.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
28.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
29.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
30.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
31.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
32.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
33.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
34.
Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?
35.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
36.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
37.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
38.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
39.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
40.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
41.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
42.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
43.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
44.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
45.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
48.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
49.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?