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 a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
2.
To help you to stay alert while driving, you should:
3.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
4.
What does HOS stand for?
5.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
6.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
7.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
8.
Placing a phone call while driving:
9.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
10.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
11.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
12.
Implied consent means:
13.
By definition, what is a wedge?
14.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
15.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
16.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
17.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
18.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
19.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
20.
Most serious skids result from:
21.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
22.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
23.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
24.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
25.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
26.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
27.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
28.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
29.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
30.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
32.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
33.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
34.
After starting the engine:
35.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
36.
After turning and getting up to speed:
37.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
38.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
39.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
40.
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
41.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
42.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
43.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
44.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
45.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
46.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
47.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
48.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
49.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
50.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed: