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 is the best general rule for night driving?
2.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
3.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
4.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
5.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
6.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
7.
A hook-lift container is:
8.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
9.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
10.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
11.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
12.
What is true about using a heater?
13.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
14.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
15.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
16.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
17.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
18.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
19.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
20.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
21.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
22.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
23.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
24.
Communication means:
25.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
26.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
27.
A friction mat is used to:
28.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
29.
Using 7 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 210 miles?
30.
Which statement is true?
31.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
32.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
33.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
34.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
35.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
36.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
37.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
38.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
39.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
40.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
41.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
42.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
43.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
44.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
45.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
46.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
47.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
48.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
49.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
50.
You should try to avoid driving in fog: