This is the third of six different Driving Safely CDL practice tests that we offer. Please take all of our free practice tests to ensure that you score well on the big day! Air Brakes are complicated and require an extensive knowledge of your truck!
Our free Driving Safely CDL practice test #3 contains 10 questions. You may not skip any of the questions. There is no time limit on the test. For maximum practice, we highly recommend taking each of our free CDL practice tests at least once.
Our CDL practice test database contains hundreds of questions. If you need more practice or want to improve your score, click the ‘Restart Quiz’ button at the end of the test. The questions will be presented in a different order but they’ll be the same questions you already answered. The second time around you should know the answers!
Feel free to retake this test as many times as you’d like. Once you receive your score there will be a button to View Questions. Wrong answers will be highlighted in red. The correct answer will be in a green box outlined in green.
Being the driver of a commercial vehicle is a huge responsibility. The written CDL test isn’t that bad. The actual driving test is rigorous. Inspectors do not want anyone on the road who isn’t capable of handling a big rig. Make sure you practice your driving and especially BACKING UP.
Congratulations on your decision to become a commercial driver!
Driving Safely CDL Practice Test 3
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Question 1 of 10
Before starting down a hill you should __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
When entering a curve you should downshift __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
An exhaust retarder is one of the 4 basic types of retarders.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
Basic retarders (exhause, engine, hydraulic, and electric) can be used anywhere.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
In some areas it is illegal to use basic retarders (exhause, engine, hydraulic, and electric).CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
When the road is wet, icy or snow covered you should __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
When driving you should look ahead the distance you will travel in __________ seconds.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
At highway speeds, looking ahead a distance of 12 to 15 seconds means __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
While driving, the outside mirrors can be used to __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
When carrying open cargo you should use your outside mirrors to look for __________.CorrectIncorrect