Free Rhode Island 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 RI General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the RI CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Rhode Island 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 RI 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 RI commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
RI CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
3.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
4.
Which statement is true?
5.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
6.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
7.
The BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for commercial drivers to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is:
8.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
9.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
10.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
11.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
12.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
13.
Which statement below is true?
14.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
15.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
16.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 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?
17.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
18.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
19.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
20.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
21.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
22.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
23.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
24.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
25.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
26.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
27.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
28.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
29.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
30.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
31.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
32.
Controlled braking is:
33.
'Blocking' is defined as:
34.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
35.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
36.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

37.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
38.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
39.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
40.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
41.
What is a headboard?
42.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
43.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
44.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
45.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
46.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
47.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
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.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
50.
Blocking is used to: