Free New York 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 NY General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the NYC CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the New York 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 NY CDL Practice 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 NY commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NY CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
4.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
5.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
6.
All of the following are requirements for dividing vehicles over 33ft except:
7.
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?
8.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
9.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
10.
A hook-lift container is:
11.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
12.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
13.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
14.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
15.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
16.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
17.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
18.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
19.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
20.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
21.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
22.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
23.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
24.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
25.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
26.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
28.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
29.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
30.
An anchor point is defined as:
31.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
32.
Which statement is true?
33.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
34.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
35.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
36.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
37.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
38.
An intermodal container is:
39.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
40.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
41.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
42.
What does emergency braking mean?
43.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
44.
You should stop driving:
45.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
46.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
47.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
Posted heights at overpasses:
50.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?