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.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
2.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
3.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
4.
Hydroplaning:
5.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
6.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
7.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
8.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
9.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
10.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
11.
By definition, what is a wedge?
12.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
13.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

14.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
15.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
16.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
17.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
18.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
19.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
20.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
21.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
22.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
23.
When driving through the work zone you should:
24.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
25.
Escape ramps:
26.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
27.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
28.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
29.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
30.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
31.
Empty trucks:
32.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
33.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
34.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
35.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
36.
After turning and getting up to speed:
37.
What should you do while turning?
38.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
39.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
40.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
41.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
42.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
43.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
44.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
45.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
46.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
47.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
48.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
49.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: