Free New Mexico 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 NM General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the New Mexico CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the New Mexico 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 NM CDL 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 NM commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NM CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
3.
What does HOS stand for?
4.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
5.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
6.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
7.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
8.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
9.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
10.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
11.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
12.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
13.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
14.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
15.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
16.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
17.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
18.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
19.
What does emergency braking mean?
20.
Banding is:
21.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
22.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
23.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
24.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
25.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
26.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
27.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
28.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
29.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
30.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
31.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
32.
Empty trucks:
33.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
34.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
35.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
36.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
37.
What is a pallet used for?
38.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
39.
What does emergency braking mean?
40.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
41.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
42.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
43.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
44.
What does BAC stand for?
45.
You should stop driving:
46.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
47.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
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?
50.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and: