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 is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
2.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
3.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
4.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
5.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
6.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
7.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
8.
A hazard:
9.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
10.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
11.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
12.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
13.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
14.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
15.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
16.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
17.
Cargo inspection:
18.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
19.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
20.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
21.
What does EOBR stand for?
22.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
23.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
24.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
25.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
26.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
27.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
28.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
29.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
30.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
31.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
32.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
33.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
34.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
35.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
36.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
37.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
38.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
39.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
40.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
41.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
42.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
43.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
44.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
45.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
46.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
47.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
48.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
49.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
50.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes: