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 statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
2.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
3.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
What should be true about other drivers:
6.
Placing a phone call while driving:
7.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
8.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
9.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
10.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
11.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
12.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
13.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
14.
Retarders:
15.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
16.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
17.
Most serious skids result from:
18.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
19.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
20.
A tiedown is defined as:
21.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
22.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
23.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
24.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
25.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
26.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
27.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
28.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
29.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
30.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
31.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
32.
After turning and getting up to speed:
33.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
34.
You should use your horn when:
35.
What does GCWR stand for?
36.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
37.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
38.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
39.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
40.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
41.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
42.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
43.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
44.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
45.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
46.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
47.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
48.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
49.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?
50.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: