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.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
3.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
4.
High beams should be:
5.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
6.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
7.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
9.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
10.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
11.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
12.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
13.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
14.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
15.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
16.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
17.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
18.
When should you test your parking brakes?
19.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
20.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
21.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
22.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
23.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
24.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
25.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
26.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
27.
'Blocking' is defined as:
28.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
29.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
30.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
31.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
32.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
33.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
34.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
35.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
36.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
37.
What is aggregate working load limit?
38.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
39.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
40.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
41.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
42.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
43.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
44.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
45.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
46.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
47.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
48.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
49.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
50.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: