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.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
Which of these statements about alcohol is NOT true?
4.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
5.
Hydroplaning:
6.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
7.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
8.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
9.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
10.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
11.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
12.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
13.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
14.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
15.
A stake pocket is:
16.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
17.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

18.
Retarders:
19.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
20.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
21.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
22.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
23.
Overweight, oversized loads:
24.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
25.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
26.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
27.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
28.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
29.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
30.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
31.
A dunnage bag is:
32.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
33.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
34.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
35.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
36.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
37.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
38.
'Blocking' is defined as:
39.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
40.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
41.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
42.
What is a headboard?
43.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
44.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
45.
While driving, the freight must not:
46.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
47.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
48.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
49.
Blocking is used to:
50.
What is a rub rail?