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.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
3.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
4.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
5.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
6.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
7.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
9.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
10.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
11.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
12.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
What does DOT stand for?
15.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
16.
A left-hand turn should end:
17.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
18.
To prevent brake fade you should:
19.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
20.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
21.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
22.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
23.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
24.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
25.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
26.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
27.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
28.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
29.
Escape ramps:
30.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
32.
What is a cab shield?
33.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
34.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
35.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
36.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

37.
A dunnage bag is:
38.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
39.
Controlled braking:
40.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
41.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
42.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
43.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
44.
What is aggregate working load limit?
45.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
46.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
47.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
48.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?