Free Michigan 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 MI General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Michigan CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Michigan 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 Michigan 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 MI commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MI 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.
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?
3.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
4.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
5.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
6.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
8.
High friction securement devices include:
9.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
10.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
11.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
12.
What is a 34 hour restart?
13.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
14.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
15.
When driving at night, you should:
16.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
17.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
18.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
19.
As part of the log packing requirements:
20.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
21.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
22.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
23.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
24.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
25.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
26.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
27.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
28.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
29.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
30.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
31.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
32.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
33.
A chock is generally used to secure:
34.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
35.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
36.
What is a pallet used for?
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
What hours must your logbook show?
39.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
40.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
41.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
42.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
43.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
44.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
45.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
46.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
47.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
48.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
49.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: