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.
When merging:
2.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
3.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
4.
The center of gravity of a load:
5.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

6.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
7.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
8.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
9.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
10.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
11.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
12.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
13.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
14.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
15.
High friction securement devices include:
16.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
17.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
18.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
19.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
20.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
21.
Which statement below is true?
22.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
23.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
24.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
25.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
26.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
27.
As part of the log packing requirements:
28.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
29.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
30.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
31.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
32.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
33.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
34.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
35.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
36.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
37.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
38.
Controlled braking:
39.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
40.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
41.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
42.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
43.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
44.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
45.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
46.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
47.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
48.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
49.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?