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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which statement below is false?
3.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
4.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
5.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
6.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
7.
What should be true about other drivers:
8.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
9.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
10.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
11.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
12.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
13.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
14.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
15.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
16.
Cargo inspection:
17.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
18.
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?
19.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
20.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
21.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
22.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
23.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
24.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
25.
The bridge formula:
26.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
27.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
28.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
30.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
31.
Escape ramps:
32.
"Fully Contained" means:
33.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
34.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
35.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
36.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
37.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
38.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
39.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
40.
What does GCWR stand for?
41.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
42.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
43.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
44.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
45.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
46.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
47.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
48.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
49.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

50.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?