Practice CDL General Knowledge Questions - Laurel County

Practice CDL General Knowledge Questions - Laurel County

Practice CDL General Knowledge Questions John Wyatt Kentucky Department of Education What is the most important reason for doing a vehicle inspection? To save you money by preventing costly repairs Safety for yourself and other road users Federal and state laws require you to inspect your vehicle To insure that you will achieve the best gas mileage What is the most important reason for doing a

vehicle inspection? To save you money by preventing costly repairs Safety for yourself and other road users Federal and state laws require you to inspect your vehicle To insure that you will achieve the best gas mileage When backing your vehicle, which of the following is not recommended? Back as slow as possible Back towards the right side Use the lowest reverse gear Back and turn towards the driver's side

When backing your vehicle, which of the following is not recommended? Back as slow as possible Back towards the right side Use the lowest reverse gear Back and turn towards the driver's side It is important for driving safety to always be looking ahead. Which of the following is NOT a recommended time/distance that you should be looking ahead? About 12-15 seconds About one block for city driving

About 1/4 mile for open highway driving About 5 car lengths on the highway It is important for driving safety to always be looking ahead. Which of the following is NOT a recommended time/distance that you should be looking ahead? About 12-15 seconds About one block for city driving About 1/4 mile for open highway driving About 5 car lengths on the highway You are driving a 40 foot truck at 35

MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you? 3 seconds 4 seconds 5 seconds 6 seconds You are driving a 40 foot truck at 35 MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you? 3 seconds 4 seconds 5 seconds

6 seconds The act of operating a motor vehicle in a selfish, bold, or pushy manner, without regard for the rights or safety of others is known as? Defensive driving Road rage Aggressive driving Distracted driving The act of operating a motor vehicle in a selfish, bold, or pushy manner, without regard for the rights or safety of others is known as?

Defensive driving Road rage Aggressive driving Distracted driving You should check your tires every ____ or every ____ when driving in very hot weather. 1 hour, 50 miles 2 hours, 100 miles 3 hours, 150 miles 5 hours, 250 miles You should check your tires every ____ or

every ____ when driving in very hot weather. 1 hour, 50 miles 2 hours, 100 miles 3 hours, 150 miles 5 hours, 250 miles Which of the following factors is NOT used to determine your safe speed when going down a long steep downgrade? Length and steepness of grade Weather Total weight of the vehicle and cargo Time of day

Which of the following factors is NOT used to determine your safe speed when going down a long steep downgrade? Length and steepness of grade Weather Total weight of the vehicle and cargo Time of day When using the controlled braking method, you _____?

Lightly apply braking pressure Apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels Apply the brakes all the way until the wheels lock up, release the brakes and apply them again when the wheels start to roll again

Repeatedly tap the brakes as fast as you can When using the controlled braking method, you _____? Lightly apply braking pressure

Apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels Apply the brakes all the way until the wheels lock up, release the brakes and apply them again when the wheels start to roll again Repeatedly tap the brakes as fast as you can Which of the following is NOT a basic

step to be taken at a crash scene? Notify authorities Care for the injured Gather the contact information of all the drivers involved

Protect the area Which of the following is NOT a basic step to be taken at a crash scene? Notify authorities Care for the injured

Gather the contact information of all the drivers involved Protect the area Which contains more alcohol: a 12-ounce glass of 5% beer, a 5-ounce glass of 12% wine or a 1 1/2ounce shot of 80 proof liquor.

12-ounce glass of 5% beer 5-ounce glass of 12% wine 1 1/2-ounce shot of 80 proof liquor

They all contain the same amount of alcohol Which contains more alcohol: a 12-ounce glass of 5% beer, a 5-ounce glass of 12% wine or a 1 1/2ounce shot of 80 proof liquor. 12-ounce glass of 5% beer 5-ounce glass of 12% wine

1 1/2-ounce shot of 80 proof liquor They all contain the same amount of alcohol Vehicle handling can become unsafe if the weight is not properly balanced. Hard steering can be caused by

Too little weight on the driving axles Too much weight on the steering axles Under loaded front axles

High center of gravity Vehicle handling can become unsafe if the weight is not properly balanced. Hard steering can be caused by Too little weight on the driving axles Too much weight on the steering axles

Under loaded front axles High center of gravity Which of the following would NOT be part of a standard vehicle inspection?

Tire problems Bad brake drums or shoes Steering system defects

Seating defects Which of the following would NOT be part of a standard vehicle inspection? Tire problems Bad brake drums or shoes

Steering system defects Seating defects If you are stopped on an incline, how can you start moving without rolling back?

Shift to neutral Fully engage the clutch Apply the parking brake Aggressively pump the accelerator

If you are stopped on an incline, how can you start moving without rolling back? Shift to neutral Fully engage the clutch

Apply the parking brake Aggressively pump the accelerator Which of the following is NOT an important reason to look far ahead when you are driving? Look for vehicles coming into your lane

Determine if there are any hills coming up Look for brake lights from slowing vehicles Determine if there are any upcoming traffic lights that might require you to stop

Which of the following is NOT an important reason to look far ahead when you are driving? Look for vehicles coming into your lane Determine if there are any hills coming up

Look for brake lights from slowing vehicles Determine if there are any upcoming traffic lights that might require you to stop You are driving a 60 foot truck at 55 MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you?

5 seconds 6 seconds 7 seconds 8 seconds

You are driving a 60 foot truck at 55 MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you? 5 seconds 6 seconds

7 seconds 8 seconds Operating a motor vehicle with the intent of doing harm to others or physically assaulting a driver or their vehicle is known as?

Aggressive driving Defensive driving Tailgating Road rage

Operating a motor vehicle with the intent of doing harm to others or physically assaulting a driver or their vehicle is known as? Aggressive driving Defensive driving

Tailgating Road rage When driving in very hot temperatures, you should:

Check your tires every 2 hours or every 100 miles Let your tires cool down (remain stopped) if they are too hot to touch Insure that you have enough antifreeze in the system All of the above

When driving in very hot temperatures, you should: Check your tires every 2 hours or every 100 miles Let your tires cool down (remain stopped) if they are too hot to touch

Insure that you have enough antifreeze in the system All of the above Shifting into a lower gear and removing your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as? Double clutching

Engine braking Anti-lock braking Brake fade

Shifting into a lower gear and removing your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as? Double clutching Engine braking

Anti-lock braking Brake fade Which of the following statements is FALSE? You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop

Stopping is not always the safest thing to do in an emergency If a tire blows, you should put the brakes on hard to stop quickly Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) only activate when wheels are about to lock

Which of the following statements is FALSE? You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop Stopping is not always the safest thing to do in an emergency

If a tire blows, you should put the brakes on hard to stop quickly Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) only activate when wheels are about to lock Which of the following are possible causes of tire fires? Loose fuel connections or under-inflated tires

Dual tires that touch and under-inflated tires Improperly loaded cargo and dual tires that touch Poor cargo ventilation or short circuits

Which of the following are possible causes of tire fires? Loose fuel connections or under-inflated tires Dual tires that touch and under-inflated tires

Improperly loaded cargo and dual tires that touch Poor cargo ventilation or short circuits The average person requires how many hours of sleep per 24 hour period? 7 or 8

8 or 9 6 or 7 5 or 6 The average person requires how

many hours of sleep per 24 hour period? 7 or 8 8 or 9 6 or 7

5 or 6 If you are transporting cargo, you should inspect the cargo and securing devices Within the first 50 miles of driving

Before the trip During every driving brake on the trip Before the trip, within 50 miles after beginning the trip, and at least every 150 miles or 3 hours If you are transporting cargo, you

should inspect the cargo and securing devices Within the first 50 miles of driving Before the trip During every driving brake on the trip

Before the trip, within 50 miles after beginning the trip, and at least every 150 miles or 3 hours Which of the following is NOT a part of the steering system? Main spring

Hydraulic fluid reservoir Tie rod Steering knuckle Which of the following is NOT a part of the steering system?

Main spring Hydraulic fluid reservoir Tie rod

Steering knuckle When backing, what is the best method to use to avoid blind spots? Use mirrors on both sides Back towards the driver's side, where you can see better

Look at your path Use a helper When backing, what is the best method to use to avoid blind spots?

Use mirrors on both sides Back towards the driver's side, where you can see better Look at your path

Use a helper Which of the following is NOT an appropriate reason to flash your braking lights? To warn drivers behind you when you need to slow down To alert drivers behind you that there are hazards ahead

To signal to tailgaters that they are too close to your vehicle To warn vehicles approaching you from behind that you are driving slowly Which of the following is NOT an appropriate reason to flash your braking lights?

To warn drivers behind you when you need to slow down To alert drivers behind you that there are hazards ahead To signal to tailgaters that they are too close to your vehicle To warn vehicles approaching you from behind that you are driving slowly

You are driving a 50 foot truck at 38 MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you? 3 seconds 6 seconds

4 seconds 5 seconds You are driving a 50 foot truck at 38 MPH, how much space (in seconds) should you keep in front of you? 3 seconds

6 seconds 4 seconds 5 seconds

Which of the following is NOT a recommended action to take when confronted by an aggressive driver? Ignore them and refuse to react to any of their gestures Make eye contact and motion to them that you are calling the authorities

Make every attempt to get out of their way Do not let your pride and ego affect your actions Which of the following is NOT a recommended action to take when confronted by an aggressive driver? Ignore them and refuse to react to any of their gestures

Make eye contact and motion to them that you are calling the authorities Make every attempt to get out of their way Do not let your pride and ego affect your actions

When driving in very hot temperatures, you should: Check your tires every 2 hours or every 100 miles Let your tires cool down (remain stopped) if they are too hot to touch

Insure that you have enough antifreeze in the system All of the above When driving in very hot temperatures, you should: Check your tires every 2 hours or every 100 miles

Let your tires cool down (remain stopped) if they are too hot to touch Insure that you have enough antifreeze in the system All of the above Shifting into a lower gear and removing

your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as? Double clutching Engine braking Anti-lock braking

Brake fade Shifting into a lower gear and removing your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as? Double clutching

Engine braking Anti-lock braking Brake fade Which of the following are potential suspension system

defects? Leaking shock absorbers Cracked or broken spring hangers Broken leaf in a spring

All of the above Which of the following are potential suspension system defects? Leaking shock absorbers

Cracked or broken spring hangers Broken leaf in a spring All of the above When using a helper for backing, what is the most important hand signal that you and the helper should agree on?

Stop Turn harder left Turn harder right

Go slower When using a helper for backing, what is the most important hand signal that you and the helper should agree on? Stop Turn harder left

Turn harder right Go slower Where should you place your reflectors when stopped on a oneway or divided highway?

10', 100', 200' toward approaching traffic 100' ahead, 100' behind and 10' toward approaching traffic 10', 50', 100' toward approaching traffic 10' ahead, 10' behind and 100' behind your vehicle

Where should you place your reflectors when stopped on a oneway or divided highway? 10', 100', 200' toward approaching traffic 100' ahead, 100' behind and 10' toward approaching traffic

10', 50', 100' toward approaching traffic 10' ahead, 10' behind and 100' behind your vehicle Which of the following approaches is advised for dealing with tailgaters? Quickly change your lane

Increase your following distance by getting farther away from the vehicles ahead of you Speed up Flash your brake lights

Which of the following approaches is advised for dealing with tailgaters? Quickly change your lane Increase your following distance by getting farther away from the vehicles ahead of you

Speed up Flash your brake lights If you feel yourself becoming drowsy when you are driving, you should: Drink coffee or other product that contains caffeine

Get off the road and get some sleep Open the window to let air in All of the above

If you feel yourself becoming drowsy when you are driving, you should: Drink coffee or other product that contains caffeine Get off the road and get some sleep

Open the window to let air in All of the above How long does it take a typical tractor-trailer to clear a double railroad track? 15 seconds

7 seconds 1 minute 30 seconds How long does it take a typical

tractor-trailer to clear a double railroad track? 15 seconds 7 seconds 1 minute

30 seconds If you have to turn quickly to avoid a crash, which of the following is the best approach? Turn sharply, then brake

Turn only as much as needed, then counter steer when you have passed the obstacle Apply brakes aggressively to slow vehicle down, then turn Turn sharply to the right If you have to turn quickly to avoid a

crash, which of the following is the best approach? Turn sharply, then brake Turn only as much as needed, then counter steer when you have passed the obstacle

Apply brakes aggressively to slow vehicle down, then turn Turn sharply to the right If you have an electrical equipment fire or a gasoline or oil fire, you can____? Use a type B:C fire extinguisher only

Use water Use a type A:B:C or B:C fire extinguisher Use a type D fire extinguisher only If you have an electrical equipment

fire or a gasoline or oil fire, you can____? Use a type B:C fire extinguisher only Use water Use a type A:B:C or B:C fire extinguisher

Use a type D fire extinguisher only Which of the following statements about alcohol is TRUE? Drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower will help sober you up. Most people can drink 2 beers without affecting their driving skills Time is the only method that works to sober you up Two shots of whiskey contains more alcohol than 2 cans of beer

Which of the following statements about alcohol is TRUE? Drinking black coffee and taking a cold shower will help sober you up. Most people can drink 2 beers without affecting their driving skills Time is the only method that works to sober you up Two shots of whiskey contains more alcohol than 2 cans of beer Which of the following is NOT a required emergency equipment must you have? Fire extinguisher Warning devices for parked vehicles.

Glass breaking device Spare electrical fuses (or circuit breakers) Which of the following is NOT a required emergency equipment must you have? Fire extinguisher Warning devices for parked vehicles. Glass breaking device Spare electrical fuses (or circuit breakers) Which of the following is a condition in which you should downshift?

Before starting down a hill Before accelerating After starting down a hill After starting up a hill Which of the following is a condition in which you should downshift? Before starting down a hill Before accelerating After starting down a hill After starting up a hill

Where should you place your reflectors when stopped on a un-divided highway or two lane road carrying traffic in both directions? 10' ahead, 10' behind and 100' toward approaching traffic 10', 100', 200' toward approaching traffic

10', 50', 100' behind your vehicle 100' behind and ahead of your vehicle and within 10' of the front or rear corner Where should you place your reflectors when stopped on a un-divided highway or two lane road carrying traffic in both directions?

10' ahead, 10' behind and 100' toward approaching traffic 10', 100', 200' toward approaching traffic 10', 50', 100' behind your vehicle

100' behind and ahead of your vehicle and within 10' of the front or rear corner Which of the following represents the best way to make a right turn if you have a large vehicle that cannot make the turn without swinging into another lane.

A B C D Which of the following represents the best way to make a right turn if you have a large vehicle that cannot make the turn without swinging into another lane.

A B C D ________ can cause lack of braking power, wheel lockups, pulling to one side or the other, and jackknifing.

Overheated tires Bleeding tar Wet brakes Loose engine belts

________ can cause lack of braking power, wheel lockups, pulling to one side or the other, and jackknifing. Overheated tires Bleeding tar

Wet brakes Loose engine belts Engine braking is most effective when: RPMs are low and transmission gear is high RPMs are high and transmission gear is low RPMs are low and transmission gear is low RPMs are high and transmission gear is high

Engine braking is most effective when: RPMs are low and transmission gear is high RPMs are high and transmission gear is low RPMs are low and transmission gear is low RPMs are high and transmission gear is high If your brakes fail, which of the following is NOT a useful method to slow your vehicle? Pump the brakes Put the vehicle in a higher gear

Use the parking brake Use an escape ramp If your brakes fail, which of the following is NOT a useful method to slow your vehicle? Pump the brakes Put the vehicle in a higher gear Use the parking brake Use an escape ramp With an engine fire, you should do all of the following EXCEPT?

Turn off the engine as soon as you can Open the hood to allow air in Shoot foam through the louvers, radiator or the vehicle's underside Pull off the road as soon as possible With an engine fire, you should do all of the following EXCEPT? Turn off the engine as soon as you can Open the hood to allow air in Shoot foam through the louvers, radiator or the vehicle's

underside Pull off the road as soon as possible The cumulative effect of not getting enough sleep is known as ____? Sleep debt Insomnia Sleep apnea Micro-sleep The cumulative effect of not getting enough sleep is known as ____?

Sleep debt Insomnia Sleep apnea Micro-sleep Cargo such as dry bulk or hanging meat Require no special driving attention Have high centers of gravity and are unstable loads Require special transit permits Have low centers of gravity and can lean on curves

Cargo such as dry bulk or hanging meat Require no special driving attention Have high centers of gravity and are unstable loads Require special transit permits Have low centers of gravity and can lean on curves 2.Whenever a light comes on 3.Before starting the trip (pre- inspection) 4.Every day When should you first inspect your vehicle?

None of these (inspection is not the responsibility of the driver it will be done by a certified mechanic. Whenever a light comes on Befroe starting the trip (pre-inspection) Every Day 2.Whenever a light comes on 3.Before starting the trip (pre- inspection) 4.Every day When should you first inspect your vehicle? None of these (inspection is not the responsibility of the driver it

will be done by a certified mechanic. Whenever a light comes on Befroe starting the trip (pre-inspection) Every Day 2.Every hour 3.Every planned stop 4.First 50 miles and every 150 or every 3 hours During a trip, how often should your vehicle be inspected? Whenever a light comes on or every 12 hours

Every hour Every planned stop First 50 miles and every 150 or every 3 hours 2.Every hour 3.Every planned stop 4.First 50 miles and every 150 or every 3 hours During a trip, how often should your vehicle be inspected? Whenever a light comes on or every 12 hours Every hour

Every planned stop First 50 miles and every 150 or every 3 hours Of the following, which are the most critical vehicle items you should check when doing an inspection? Tires, brakes, lights Accuracy of supplies in cargo Personal items Food supply Of the following, which are the most critical vehicle items you should check when doing

an inspection? Tires, brakes, lights Accuracy of supplies in cargo Personal items Food supply What is the correct amount of tread needed on your tires? 4/32 of an inch on all tires except the front tires At least 4/32 of an inch on front wheels A minimum of 1/2 inch on front tires A minimum of 1/2 inch on all tires

What is the correct amount of tread needed on your tires? 4/32 of an inch on all tires except the front tires At least 4/32 of an inch on front wheels

A minimum of 1/2 inch on front tires A minimum of 1/2 inch on all tires What is the greatest amount of play that should be in your steering wheel? None 1 inch / 10 degrees 5 inches / 5 degrees

2 inches / 10 / degrees What is the greatest amount of play that should be in your steering wheel? None 1 inch / 10 degrees 5 inches / 5 degrees 2 inches / 10 / degrees When preforming a pretrip inspection, why is it a good idea to do it exactly the same way every time?

You will be less likely to forget something The law requires you to do it the same way every time You should not do it the same way every time, this may make you too comfortable in your inspection Most companies require you to do so When preforming a pretrip inspection, why is it a good idea to do it exactly the same way every time? You will be less likely to forget something The law requires you to do it the same way every time You should not do it the same way every time, this may make you too comfortable in your inspection

Most companies require you to do so What is a Vehicle Inspection Report? A report written by the driver that notes the condition of the truck and any items that may need to be repaired. A report written by the vehicle owner that notes the condition of the truck and any items that may need to be repaired. A report you receive after you have the vehicle serviced. A signed statement that says you checked the vehicle that day. What is a Vehicle Inspection Report?

A report written by the driver that notes the condition of the truck and any items that may need to be repaired. A report written by the vehicle owner that notes the condition of the truck and any items that may need to be repaired. A report you receive after you have the vehicle serviced. A signed statement that says you checked the vehicle that day. If a vehicle is equipped with circuit breakers, should you carry spare fuses? No, every vehicle comes with an extra set Yes, this is mandatory Carrying extra equipment is the drivers preference

No, this is not necessary If a vehicle is equipped with circuit breakers, should you carry spare fuses? No, every vehicle comes with an extra set Yes, this is mandatory Carrying extra equipment is the drivers preference No, this is not necessary Which of the following may put a vehicle out of service?

Although all of these issues need to be addressed, none of these findings would warrant taking the vehicle out of service. Spring hangers that do not allow movement of the axle from the proper position. Spring leaves with more than 1/4 missing or broken Leaves in a multileaf spring that do not shift. Which of the following may put a vehicle out of service? Although all of these issues need to be addressed, none of these findings would warrant taking the vehicle out of service. Spring hangers that do not allow movement of the axle from the

proper position. Spring leaves with more than 1/4 missing or broken Leaves in a multileaf spring that do not shift. Should I check the level of my oils during a test? No, this is not a regular part of pretrip inspection Yes, this is a regular part of pretrip inspection. Only if the oil pressure gauges indicate there is a problem. Only if the instructor states to do so. Should I check the level of my oils during a

test? No, this is not a regular part of pretrip inspection Yes, this is a regular part of pretrip inspection. Only if the oil pressure gauges indicate there is a problem. Only if the instructor states to do so. Of the following options, which are the most important to check for stickiness or looseness? Locks on Doors Doors Seat belts

Windshield wipers Of the following options, which are the most important to check for stickiness or looseness? Locks on Doors Doors Seat belts Windshield wipers What emergency equipment should you ensure to have with you in your cab?

Cell phone Extra blankets and water Batteries and a flashlight Triangles and a fire extinguisher What emergency equipment should you ensure to have with you in your cab? Cell phone Extra blankets and water Batteries and a flashlight Triangles and a fire extinguisher

If the vehicle you are driving has hydraulic brakes, how do you test for leaks? Pump the brake pedal five times fast and quickly let go. Pump the brakes twice and hold down for a minimum of 10 seconds. Pump the brake pedal three times, then firmly push the pedal for 5 seconds. Look under the cab for signs of brake fluid. If the vehicle you are driving has hydraulic brakes, how do you test for leaks?

Pump the brake pedal five times fast and quickly let go. Pump the brakes twice and hold down for a minimum of 10 seconds. Pump the brake pedal three times, then firmly push the pedal for 5 seconds. Look under the cab for signs of brake fluid. Can a truck still be driven if a safety issue is found during insepection? Possbily, if the item in question has a backup system. Possibly, it depends on the importance of the broken item and the effect it would have on driving the vehicle.

Yes, as long as you sign a release form. No, never. Can a truck still be driven if a safety issue is found during insepection? Possbily, if the item in question has a backup system. Possibly, it depends on the importance of the broken item and the effect it would have on driving the vehicle. Yes, as long as you sign a release form. No, never. 1.No need to check the windshield

1.No need to check the windshield What is included in a windshield check? Checking if it is clean A check of the wiper blades Damage check, cleaning, wiper/wiper arm check No need to check the windshield 1.No need to check the windshield 1.No need to check the windshield What is included in a windshield check?

Checking if it is clean A check of the wiper blades Damage check, cleaning, wiper/wiper arm check No need to check the windshield What is the best hand position when driving? 3 oclock and 9 oclock Whatever feels most natural to the driver 2 oclock and 7 oclock 10 oclock and 2 oclock

What is the best hand position when driving? 3 oclock and 9 oclock Whatever feels most natural to the driver 2 oclock and 7 oclock 10 oclock and 2 oclock Although the old recommendation for hand placement was 10 oclock and 2 oclock, AAA and other experts now recommend that hands be placed in the 3 oclock and 9 oclock positions. This is because the 10 oclock and 2 oclock positions put the

hands directly in the path of air bag deployment should an accident occur, which may result in an injury. Which of the following is not true regarding the signal light inspection? The front turn signal must be amber or white. Rear turn signal may be red, yellow, or amber. Rear turn signals must be clean and operating. The front turn signal may be yellow or red. Which of the following is not true regarding the signal light inspection?

The front turn signal must be amber or white. Rear turn signal may be red, yellow, or amber. Rear turn signals must be clean and operating. The front turn signal may be yellow or red. When should you check your mirrors when starting and completing a lane change? Your mirrors only need to be checked during a lane change. You should check your mirrors before, during, and after your lane change. You only need to check your mirrors before a lane change.

You should only check your mirrors before and after a lane change. When should you check your mirrors when starting and completing a lane change? Your mirrors only need to be checked during a lane change. You should check your mirrors before, during, and after your lane change. You only need to check your mirrors before a lane change. You should only check your mirrors before and after a lane change.

What is a special condition in which you should downshift your vehicle? You should downshift when you feel like you are traveling at too fast a speed. You should downshift before you start going downhill. You should downshift when you are on a road with hills. You should downshift when you are going downhill What is a special condition in which you should downshift your vehicle? You should downshift when you feel like you are traveling at too

fast a speed. You should downshift before you start going downhill. You should downshift when you are on a road with hills. You should downshift when you are going downhill Why is it important to downshift when entering a curve? Downshifting will ensure you do not wear your brakes out trying to maneuver the curve. Downshifting helps to keep you at a constant speed. To help retain vehicle power and maintain vehicle control Downshifting will help you maintain slower, stable speeds when

you are out of the curve. Why is it important to downshift when entering a curve? Downshifting will ensure you do not wear your brakes out trying to maneuver the curve. Downshifting helps to keep you at a constant speed. To help retain vehicle power and maintain vehicle control Downshifting will help you maintain slower, stable speeds when you are out of the curve. When should retarder brakes be turned off?

Retarder brakes should never be turned off. Retarder brakes should be turned off when driving on the highway. Retarder brakes should be turned off when driving in stop and go traffic. On wet, icy, or snow-covered roads When should retarder brakes be turned off? Retarder brakes should never be turned off. Retarder brakes should be turned off when driving on the

highway. Retarder brakes should be turned off when driving in stop and go traffic. On wet, icy, or snow-covered roads At highway speeds, what distance should a driver look ahead? Drivers should look ahead as far as their vision permits. Drivers should look ahead about a two blocks (10 car lengths). Drivers should look ahead 12 seconds to 15 seconds or a quarter of a mile.

Drivers should pay attention only to the traffic that is immediately surrounding them on each side. At highway speeds, what distance should a driver look ahead? Drivers should look ahead as far as their vision permits. Drivers should look ahead about a two blocks (10 car lengths). Drivers should look ahead 12 seconds to 15 seconds or a quarter of a mile. Drivers should pay attention only to the traffic that is immediately surrounding them on each side.

When you are parked along a divided highway, at what distances should you place your warning devices? The warning devices should all be placed evenly within 100 feet of the vehicle on each side. Warning devices should all be placed within 50 feet of all sides of the vehicle. Warning devices should be placed at 10, 100, and 200 feet in the direction of oncoming traffic. Warning devices should be placed at 25, 75, 150, and 200 feet in the direction of oncoming traffic. When you are parked along a divided

highway, at what distances should you place your warning devices? The warning devices should all be placed evenly within 100 feet of the vehicle on each side. Warning devices should all be placed within 50 feet of all sides of the vehicle. Warning devices should be placed at 10, 100, and 200 feet in the direction of oncoming traffic. Warning devices should be placed at 25, 75, 150, and 200 feet in the direction of oncoming traffic. In instances when you are parked on the side of the road and oncoming traffic cannot see you

within 500 feet, where should you place warning devices? Warning devices should be placed 500 feet in both the front and back of your vehicle. Before the curve, turn, or hill that prevents drivers from seeing your vehicle Warning devices should be placed at 10, 100, and 200 feet away from your vehicle facing both directions of traffic. Warming devices should be placed evenly around the vehicle at a distance of 100 feet. In instances when you are parked on the side of the road and oncoming traffic cannot see you

within 500 feet, where should you place warning devices? Warning devices should be placed 500 feet in both the front and back of your vehicle. Before the curve, turn, or hill that prevents drivers from seeing your vehicle Warning devices should be placed at 10, 100, and 200 feet away from your vehicle facing both directions of traffic. Warming devices should be placed evenly around the vehicle at a distance of 100 feet. When is it recommended that you slow your speed by about half the normal amount?

Your speed should be slowed by about half when driving on packed snow. Your speed should be reduced by half when driving in the rain. Your speed should be reduced by half when the roads are hot. Your speed should be reduced by half when driving on ice. When is it recommended that you slow your speed by about half the normal amount? Your speed should be slowed by about half when driving on packed snow. Your speed should be reduced by half when driving in the rain.

Your speed should be reduced by half when the roads are hot. Your speed should be reduced by half when driving on ice. When driving in hot weather, how often should you check your tires? Your tires should be checked at the beginning and end of each trip. Your tires should be checked every time you stop. You should check your tires every hour. Your tires should be checked every 100 miles or every 2 hours. When driving in hot weather, how often

should you check your tires? Your tires should be checked at the beginning and end of each trip. Your tires should be checked every time you stop. You should check your tires every hour. Your tires should be checked every 100 miles or every 2 hours. Why should you only remove your radiator cap when the system is cool? The radiator system is under pressure and you can get burned. Coolant can only be added when the system is cooled off.

The cap will only come off when the system is cool and trying to pry it loose may break the cap and cause injury. Adding coolent while the system is hot may cause the fluid to evaporate and therefore cause the engine to overheat. Why should you only remove your radiator cap when the system is cool? The radiator system is under pressure and you can get burned. Coolant can only be added when the system is cooled off. The cap will only come off when the system is cool and trying to pry it loose may break the cap and cause injury. Adding coolent while the system is hot may cause the fluid to

evaporate and therefore cause the engine to overheat. How regularly should you check your cargo? After every break After every 2 hours of driving After every 4 hours or 200 miles, and after every break After every 3 hours or 150 miles you drive and after every break How regularly should you check your cargo? After every break After every 2 hours of driving

After every 4 hours or 200 miles, and after every break After every 3 hours or 150 miles you drive and after every break What does the acronym GVW stand for? Gross Vehicle Weight Gross Vehicle Waste General Vehicle Weight General Vehicle Worker What does the acronym GVW stand for? Gross Vehicle Weight

Gross Vehicle Waste General Vehicle Weight General Vehicle Worker Where can you find a tires load? Inside each tire On the side of each tire In the packaging you received with the tire On the tire manufacturers web site Where can you find a tires load?

Inside each tire On the side of each tire In the packaging you received with the tire On the tire manufacturers web site Which of the following is not a likely effect of overloading a truck? Overloading a vehicle Overloading a vehicle Overlaoding a vehicle downgrades. Overloading a vehicle

stop. makes it more likely the vehicle will stall. can have a negative effect on steering. can cause it to gain too much speed on causes an increase in the time it takes to Which of the following is not a likely effect of overloading a truck? Overloading a vehicle Overloading a vehicle Overlaoding a vehicle

downgrades. Overloading a vehicle stop. makes it more likely the vehicle will stall. can have a negative effect on steering. can cause it to gain too much speed on causes an increase in the time it takes to What is the most important reason for putting lighter cargo on top of heavier cargo when loading a truck? To avoid crushing the lighter cargo

To avoid tipping over when swerving/avoiding a hazard To allow for safer braking To increase the fuel efficiency of the vehicle What is the most important reason for putting lighter cargo on top of heavier cargo when loading a truck? To avoid crushing the lighter cargo To avoid tipping over when swerving/avoiding a hazard To allow for safer braking To increase the fuel efficiency of the vehicle What is the purpose of blocking and

bracing? To prevent cargo from interfering with brakes To prevent sliding/movement of the cargo To ensure that the cargo is evenly distributed To make more room for storage in your vehicle What is the purpose of blocking and bracing? To prevent cargo from interfering with brakes To prevent sliding/movement of the cargo To ensure that the cargo is evenly distributed

To make more room for storage in your vehicle What is the required strength of tie-downs? Strong enough to lift 2 1/2 the weight of the cargo Strong enough to lift the weight of the cargo Strong enough to stop the momentum of moving cargo dead Strong enough to lift 1 1/2 the weight of the cargo What is the required strength of tie-downs? Strong enough to lift 2 1/2 the weight of the cargo Strong enough to lift the weight of the cargo

Strong enough to stop the momentum of moving cargo dead Strong enough to lift 1 1/2 the weight of the cargo What is the main purpose of header boards? To keep hazardous materials separate during transport. To protect the driver from moving cargo To protect cargo from weather and to protect people from cargo spills. To stop cargo from falling off the back of a trailer when braking sharply What is the main purpose of header boards?

To keep hazardous materials separate during transport. To protect the driver from moving cargo To protect cargo from weather and to protect people from cargo spills. To stop cargo from falling off the back of a trailer when braking sharply Which of the following does not have a high center of gravity? Hanging meat Livestock

Top-heavy cargo Dry bulk Which of the following does not have a high center of gravity? Hanging meat Livestock Top-heavy cargo Dry bulk When do tank vehicles require special attention?

None of these (Tank vehicles do not require special attention.) When driving and loading When loading When driving When do tank vehicles require special attention? None of these (Tank vehicles do not require special attention.) When driving and loading When loading When driving

Which of the following is not a true statement regarding covered cargo? In many states, spill protection for covered cargo is a requirement. You should regularly inspect the contents of sealed loads. You should cover cargo to protect it from the weather. You should check that you dont exceed gross and axle weight limits. Which of the following is not a true statement regarding covered cargo?

In many states, spill protection for covered cargo is a requirement. You should regularly inspect the contents of sealed loads. You should cover cargo to protect it from the weather. You should check that you dont exceed gross and axle weight limits. What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials? Diamond Various, but will always be yellow

Triangular Circular What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials? Diamond Various, but will always be yellow Triangular Circular Which of the following is an incorrect definition?

Distracted driver drivers whose attention is not on the road Confused drivers drivers who dont understand how to drive a vehicle Impaired drivers drivers who are sleepy, under the influence of drugs, or had too much to drink Slow drivers drivers who are unable to drive at a normal speed and are a hazard as a result Which of the following is an incorrect definition? Distracted driver drivers whose attention is not on the road

Confused drivers drivers who dont understand how to drive a vehicle Impaired drivers drivers who are sleepy, under the influence of drugs, or had too much to drink Slow drivers drivers who are unable to drive at a normal speed and are a hazard as a result What are the most important considerations you should take when selecting a safe speed? Vehicle and cargo weight, length of the grade, road conditions, current concentration level Road conditions and weather

Vehicle and cargo weight, length and steepness of grade, road conditions, and weather Cargo weight, length and steepness of grade, road conditions, weather What are the most important considerations you should take when selecting a safe speed? Vehicle and cargo weight, length of the grade, road conditions, current concentration level Road conditions and weather Vehicle and cargo weight, length and steepness of grade, road conditions, and weather

Cargo weight, length and steepness of grade, road conditions, weather In relation to impaired driving, what does the acronym BAC stand for? Blood Alcohol Concentration Badly Affected Concentration Best Achievable Concentration Best Achievable Control In relation to impaired driving, what does the acronym BAC stand for?

Blood Alcohol Concentration Badly Affected Concentration Best Achievable Concentration Best Achievable Control What is the best course of action to take when you become sleepy on the road? Stop driving for a minute or two, get out of the cab to walk around, then continue driving. Turn off the heat, roll down the windows, and turn on the radio. Find somewhere safe and suitable to stop and take a nap.

Take some caffeine or other medication that helps with alertness. What is the best course of action to take when you become sleepy on the road? Stop driving for a minute or two, get out of the cab to walk around, then continue driving. Turn off the heat, roll down the windows, and turn on the radio. Find somewhere safe and suitable to stop and take a nap. Take some caffeine or other medication that helps with alertness.

Regarding fire safety, which of the following is the correct list of items you should check during your pre-trip inspection? Fuel and fire extinguisher Tires, cargo, fuel, electrical, exhaust systems, fire extinguisher Cargo, fuel, electrical, exhaust systems Tires, cargo, fuel, steering wheel, electrical, exhaust systems, fire extinguisher Regarding fire safety, which of the following is the correct list of items you should check during your pre-trip inspection? Fuel and fire extinguisher

Tires, cargo, fuel, electrical, exhaust systems, fire extinguisher Cargo, fuel, electrical, exhaust systems Tires, cargo, fuel, steering wheel, electrical, exhaust systems, fire extinguisher In the event of a fire, which would be the first thing you would do? Pull off the road. Keep the fire from spreading Call for help Extinguish the fire

In the event of a fire, which would be the first thing you would do? Pull off the road. Keep the fire from spreading Call for help Extinguish the fire You come upon an accident and somebody is severely injured. Which of the following should you not do?

Try to move them out of the vehicle. Apply direct pressure to wound. Keep the injured individual warm. Stay out of the way if authorized personnel are already helping.

You come upon an accident and somebody is severely injured. Which of the following should you not do? Try to move them out of the vehicle. Apply direct pressure to wound.

Keep the injured individual warm. Stay out of the way if authorized personnel are already helping. Which of these is not a cause of skidding? Driving too quickly for road conditions Overbraking Oversteering

Turning round a sharp corner Which of these is not a cause of skidding? Driving too quickly for road conditions Overbraking Oversteering Turning round a sharp corner Which of the following will not correct a drive-wheel braking skid?

Countersteering Stopping braking Turning quickly Sharply braking Which of the following will not correct a drive-wheel braking skid? Countersteering Stopping braking Turning quickly Sharply braking

Traffic emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail; vehicle emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide. What is the difference between a vehicle emergency and a traffic emergency? The term traffic emergencies is only applicable to cars, whereas vehicle emergencies can happen to any form of vehicle. There is no difference. Traffic emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide; vehicle emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail. Traffic emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail; vehicle emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide.

Traffic emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail; vehicle emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide. What is the difference between a vehicle emergency and a traffic emergency? The term traffic emergencies is only applicable to cars, whereas vehicle emergencies can happen to any form of vehicle. There is no difference. Traffic emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide; vehicle emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail. Traffic emergencies occur when critical components of a car fail; vehicle emergencies are where two vehicles are about to collide.

Which of these is not a sign of an impaired driver? Paying attention to a mobile phone Stopping at a green light for no reason Having a window wide open in cold conditions Weaving across the road Which of these is not a sign of an impaired driver? Paying attention to a mobile phone

Stopping at a green light for no reason Having a window wide open in cold conditions Weaving across the road Which of these statements about railroad crossings is false? If you get stuck on the tracks, you should immediately exit the vehicle and call 911 or the the railroad. You should not shift gears on a track as it could cause you to stall. You should never allow traffic conditions ahead of you to make you stop on the tracks. You should be able to hear a train approaching in your own

approach to the tracks. Which of these statements about railroad crossings is false? If you get stuck on the tracks, you should immediately exit the vehicle and call 911 or the the railroad. You should not shift gears on a track as it could cause you to stall. You should never allow traffic conditions ahead of you to make you stop on the tracks. You should be able to hear a train approaching in your own approach to the tracks.

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