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 are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
2.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
3.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
4.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
5.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
6.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
7.
High friction securement devices include:
8.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
9.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
10.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
11.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
12.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
13.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

14.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

15.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
16.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
17.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
18.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
19.
What is a rub rail?
20.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
21.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
22.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
23.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
24.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
25.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
26.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
27.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
28.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
29.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
30.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
31.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
33.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
34.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
35.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
36.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
37.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
38.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
39.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
40.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
41.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
42.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
43.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
44.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
45.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
46.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
47.
Which statement below is false?
48.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
49.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: