Free New Jersey 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 NJ General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the NJ CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the New Jersey 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 CDL Practice Test NJ 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 NJ commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NJ 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.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
3.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
4.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
5.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
6.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
7.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
8.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
9.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
10.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
11.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
12.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
13.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
14.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
15.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
16.
Retarders:
17.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
19.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
20.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
21.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
22.
Most serious skids result from:
23.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
24.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
25.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
26.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
27.
Banding is:
28.
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%
29.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
30.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
32.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
33.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
34.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
35.
Empty trucks:
36.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
37.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
38.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
39.
After turning and getting up to speed:
40.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
41.
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
42.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
43.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
44.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
45.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
46.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
47.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
48.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
49.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
50.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing: