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New York CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 3 2018

(From the 2018 New York CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 3
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: When applying for this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. And applicants must score 80% to pass the test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the New York Commercial Driver Handbook. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL include Hazardous Materials, Passenger, Double and Triples, HazMat and Tanker, Air Brakes and School bus. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at New York DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. To prevent your cargo from being top-heavy, put the __________.
  • A crosswalk.

  • An intersection.

  • A blasting zone.

  • A railroad crossing.

2. What is the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999?
  • Interstate route sign.

  • County route sign.

  • U. S. route sign.

  • State route sign.

3. The air pressure should build from ____ to ____ within 3 minutes.
  • Honk your horn to make others aware of your presence

  • Drive in the right lane only

  • Drive slower than the flow of traffic

  • Look ahead and maintain a safe following distance

4. If one air system is very low on pressure _______.
  • Winding road ahead.

  • The road ahead curves sharply right, then left.

  • The road ahead turns sharply left.

  • The road ahead curves sharply left, then right.

5. You will lose your CDL for at least ______ days if you have committed two serious traffic violations within a three-year period involving a CMV.
  • As long as an approaching train is not too close.

  • If you first look carefully in both directions.

  • Under no circumstances.

  • If your vehicle can do so without damaging the gate.

6. If your privilege to operate your personal vehicle is revoked because of alcohol, you will _______.
  • Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.

  • Your front wheels must be turned toward the street.

  • One of your rear wheels must touch the curb.