This is the first of our six Driving Safely CDL practice tests. Please take all of the practice tests to increase your chance of doing well on the actual test!
Our free Driving Safely CDL practice test contains 10 questions. There is no time limit on the test. You must answer every question.
You’re welcome to retake this test as many times as you’d like. If you want to improve your score or just need more practice, click the ‘Restart Quiz’ button at the end of the test. The questions will be displayed 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 1
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Question 1 of 10
Safe operation of a commercial vehicle requires skill in __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 10
Rough acceleration __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 10
If you hit a curb or pothole __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 10
Backing is __________ dangerous.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 10
When backing you should __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 10
When backing you should check the outside mirrors on both sides __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 10
If possible when backing, you should __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 10
If you can’t get your vehicle into the right gear when driving __________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 10
Most heavy vehicles with manual transmissions require __________ to change gears.CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 10
There are two ways of knowing when to shift. These are __________ and __________.CorrectIncorrect