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 at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
5.
When can your logbook be inspected?
6.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
7.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
8.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
9.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
10.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
11.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
12.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
13.
Which statement below is true?
14.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
15.
A bulkhead is defined as:
16.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
17.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
18.
When should you test your parking brakes?
19.
When driving through the work zone you should:
20.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
21.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
22.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
23.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
24.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
25.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
26.
Empty trucks:
27.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
28.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
29.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
30.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
31.
"Brake fade" is:
32.
You should use your horn when:
33.
What is a pallet used for?
34.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
35.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
36.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
37.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
38.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
39.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
40.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
41.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
42.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
43.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
44.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
45.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
46.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
47.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
48.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and: