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.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
2.
When is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
3.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

4.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
6.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
7.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

8.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
9.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
10.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
11.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
12.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
13.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
14.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
15.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
16.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
17.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
18.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
19.
What does EOBR stand for?
20.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
21.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
22.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
23.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
24.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
25.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
26.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
27.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
28.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
29.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
30.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
31.
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
32.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
33.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
34.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
35.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
36.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
37.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
38.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
39.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
40.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
41.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
42.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
43.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
44.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
45.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
46.
What kind of extinguisher should be used on burning paper, wood, or cloth?
47.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
48.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
49.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
50.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?