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 driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
3.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
4.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
5.
Which of these statements is true?
6.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
7.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
8.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
9.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
10.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
11.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
12.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
13.
To prevent brake fade you should:
14.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
15.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
16.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
17.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
18.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
19.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
20.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
21.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
22.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
23.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
24.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
25.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
26.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
27.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
28.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
29.
An example of reckless driving is:
30.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
31.
An anchor point is defined as:
32.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
33.
A dunnage bag is:
34.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
35.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
36.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
37.
What is low-speed offtracking?
38.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
39.
What hours must your logbook show?
40.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
41.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
42.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
43.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
44.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
45.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
46.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
47.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
48.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
49.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
50.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2