Class A Commercial Driver’s License Practice Test -1

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You will lose your CDL for at least one year if you are caught committing which first offense?

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You will lose your CDL for at least one year if you are caught driving a CMV if your blood alcohol concentration is .04% or higher, if you refuse to undergo blood alcohol testing and if you leave the scene of an accident involving a CMV. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.2- Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of an Accident And Commission of a Felony, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

What general skills will be tested when you apply for a commercial driver's license?

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On the general skills test, you will be tested to see whether you know when your vehicle is safe to drive, your ability to control your vehicle and your ability to drive safely in a variety of traffic situations. [Page, 1--2. 1.1.2- Skills Test, 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

What is the minimum number of days you can lose your CDL if you have committed your first violation of an "out-of-service order"?

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The minimum number of days you can lose your CDL if you have committed your first violation of an "out-of-service order" is 90 days. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.4- Violation of Out-of-Service Orders, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

You must have a CDL to operate ________.

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You must have a CDL to operate any single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001, a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) and any size vehicle which requires hazardous materials placards. [Page, 1--1. 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

What offense is a serious traffic violation?

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Traffic offenses committed in a CMV in connection with fatal traffic accidents, erratic lane changes, a following a vehicle too closely and reckless driving are all considered serious traffic offense. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.3- Serious Traffic Violations, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

What is road rage?

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Road rage is operating a motor vehicle with the intent of doing harm to others or physically assaulting a driver or their vehicle. [Page, 2--23. 2.10.1- What Is It?, 2.10- Aggressive Drivers/Road Rage, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

What is the difference between a traffic emergency and a vehicle emergency?

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Traffic emergencies occur when two vehicles are about to collide. Vehicle emergencies occur when tires, brakes or critical parts of your vehicle fail. [Page, 2--31. 2.17- Driving Emergencies, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

While driving a heavy commercial vehicle, why should you avoid turning wide to the left as you start turning right?

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While driving a heavy commercial vehicle, you should avoid turning wide to the left as you start turning right because a following driver may think you are turning left and try to pass you on the right, potentially causing a crash. [Page, 2--18. 2.7.6- Space For Turns, 2.7- Managing Space, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

Most hydraulic brakes fail as a result of one of two common instances. One occurs after you've been driving down a long hill with fading brakes. What is the other instance?

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Most hydraulic brakes fail as a result of one of two common instances. One occurs after you've been driving down a long hill with fading brakes. The other is a loss of hydraulic pressure. [Page, 2--33. 2.17.3- Brake Failure, 2.17- Driving Emergencies, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

During the night, you should dim your lights when you are within _____ feet of an oncoming vehicle.

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During the night, you should dim your lights when you are within 500 ft. of an oncoming vehicle. [Page, 2--25. 2.11.5- Night Driving Procedures, 2.11- Driving At Night, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

While driving why should you frequently use your mirrors to check your covered cargo?

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You should frequently use your mirrors to check your covered cargo because a flapping cover can tear loose and possibly block your view or someone else's. [Page, 3--3. 3.3.4- Covering Cargo, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

____ is another name for front-end header boards.

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Headache racks is another named for front-end header boards. [Page, 3--3. 3.3.3- Header Boards, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Why are false bulkheads sometimes necessary and typically beneficial for drivers transporting livestock?

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Because livestock can move around in a trailer, causing unsafe handling, false bulkheads can keep the livestock bunched together and potentially prevent unnecessary movement and loss of control in your tractor or trailer. [Page, 3--3. 3.4.3- Livestock, 3.4- Cargo Needing Special Attention, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

A flapping cover can tear loose and possibly block your view or someone else's. It's important then that you ________.

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A flapping cover can tear loose and possibly block your view or someone else's. It's important then that you use your mirrors to check your covered cargo. [Page, 3--3. 3.3.4- Covering Cargo, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you ________.

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Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you make a turn or enter a curve. The livestock can lean on curves, which can shift the center of gravity and increase the chances of your vehicle and your trailer rolling over. [Page, 3--3. 3.4.3- Livestock, 3.4- Cargo Needing Special Attention, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Wedge brakes and disc brakes are ______ than s-cam brakes.

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Wedge brakes and disc brakes are less common than s-cam brakes. [Page, 5--2. 5.1.8- Foundation Brakes, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Automatic air tanks automatically expel _____________.

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Automatic air tanks automatically expel water and oil. [Page, 5--1. 5.1.4- Air Tank Drains, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

What happens when pressure is put on the air brakes?

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When pressure is put on the air brakes, the switch lights turn on the brake lights. [Page, 5--3. 5.1.12- Stop Light Switch, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Which braking system uses parts of the service and parking brake systems to stop the vehicle in a brake system failure?

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The emergency brake system uses parts of the service and parking brake systems to stop the vehicle in a brake system failure. [Page, 5--1. Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

When the air system is low ________.

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When the air pressure is low, it will take your vehicle longer to stop. You should bring the vehicle to a safe stop and then when possible have the air brakes system fixed. [Page, 5--6. 5.2- Dual Air Brake, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Which of the following is emergency equipment you should carry with you at all times?

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You should carry fire extinguishers, warning devices for parked vehicles and spare electrical fuses (if the vehicle uses them). [Page, 11--2. 11.1.2- Cab Check/ Engine Start, 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

If your vehicle is equipped with a cargo lift, you need to ________.

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If your vehicle is equipped with a cargo lift, you need to explain how it should be checked for correct operation. [Page, 11--4. 11.2.6- Rear of Vehicle, 11.2- External Inspection (All Vehicles), Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

Vehicles should be equipped with emergency equipment. This equipment should be ______.

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Vehicles should be equipped with emergency equipment. This equipment should be a fire extinguisher, spare electrical fuses, and warning devices for parked vehicles. [Page, 11--2. 11.1.2- Cab Check/ Engine Start, 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

For your pre-trip vehicle inspection test, your entry doors should be in what condition?

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Your entry doors should be undamaged. They should operate smoothly from the outside, and their hinges should be secure with seals intact. [Page, 11--7. 11.5.2- Entry/Exit, 11.5- Coach/Transit Bus, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

You will need to pass the pre-trip vehicle inspection test ________.

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You will need to pass the pre-trip vehicle inspection test before you can proceed to the basic vehicle control skills test. [Page, 11--8. 11.5.4- Remainder of Coach/Transit Bus, 11.5- Coach/Transit Bus, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

You will lose your CDL for life ________.

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You will lose your CDL for life if you use a CMV to commit a felony involving controlled substances or if you commit an alcohol-related offense for the second time.

If you have committed two violations of an "out-of-service order" in a ten-year period, you will likely lose your CDL for what amount of time?

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If you have committed two violations of an "out-of-service order" in a ten-year period, you will likely lose your CDL for at least one year.

Failing to obey a traffic control device at a railroad crossing could result in you losing your CDL for at least ______ if it is your second similar violation within a three-year period.

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Failing to obey a traffic control device at a railroad crossing could result in you losing your CDL for at least 120 days if it is your second violation.

What kind of situations may require you to more frequently check your mirrors?

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During lane changes, turns, merges or tight maneuvers, you may have to check your mirrors more frequently.

It's safe to use your high beams when you are more than _____ ft. away of an approaching vehicle.

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It's safe to use your high beams when you are more than 500 ft. away of an approaching vehicle.

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