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Rhode Island CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 3 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island DMV locations.

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

  • U. S. route sign.

  • County route sign.

  • State route sign.

2. 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.
  • If you first look carefully in both directions.

  • As long as an approaching train is not too close.

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

  • Under no circumstances.

3. If your privilege to operate your personal vehicle is revoked because of alcohol, you will _______.
  • Your front wheels must be turned toward the street.

  • One of your rear wheels must touch the curb.

  • Your wheels must be within 18 inches of the curb.

4. The air pressure should build from ____ to ____ within 3 minutes.
  • Drive slower than the flow of traffic

  • Honk your horn to make others aware of your presence

  • Drive in the right lane only

  • Look ahead and maintain a safe following distance

5. To prevent your cargo from being top-heavy, put the __________.
  • A crosswalk.

  • A railroad crossing.

  • An intersection.

  • A blasting zone.

6. If one air system is very low on pressure _______.
  • The road ahead turns sharply left.

  • Winding road ahead.

  • The road ahead curves sharply right, then left.

  • The road ahead curves sharply left, then right.