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.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
2.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
Which of these statements is true?
7.
What should be true about other drivers:
8.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
9.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
10.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
11.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
12.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
13.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
14.
What is a 34 hour restart?
15.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
16.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
17.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
18.
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

19.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
20.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
21.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
22.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
23.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
24.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
25.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
26.
What is a cab shield?
27.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
28.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
29.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
30.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
31.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
32.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

33.
Controlled braking:
34.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
35.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
36.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
39.
When driving with ABS, remember:
40.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
41.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
42.
You should stop driving:
43.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
44.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
45.
Posted heights at overpasses:
46.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
47.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
48.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
49.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: