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.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
3.
To help you to stay alert while driving, you should:
4.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
5.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
6.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
7.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
8.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
9.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
10.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
11.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
12.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
13.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
14.
What is a cab shield?
15.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
16.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
17.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
18.
A stake pocket is:
19.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
20.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
21.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
22.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
23.
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?
24.
What is a rub rail?
25.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
26.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
27.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
28.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
29.
Cargo is contained when:
30.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
31.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
32.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
33.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
34.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
35.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
36.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
37.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
38.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
39.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
40.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
41.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
42.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
43.
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:
44.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
45.
What is bell pipe concrete?
46.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
47.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
50.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo: