general knowledge cdl

  1. if you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency you should
    avoid braking until under 20 mph
  2. driving a vehichle on dry pavement how much total stopping distance will you need.
    1 football feild
  3. how far ahead should a driver be looking
    12 to 15 second
  4. what is the purpose of the retarders
    to help slow the vehicle and reduce break wear
  5. how far apart should you put the reflective triangles
    10, 100 and 200 feet from the truck rear
  6. the distance you should look ahead of the vehicle while driving amounts to how many miles at normal highway speed.
    1/4 mile
  7. how often should you inspect your tires in very hot weather
    2 hours or every 100 miles
  8. in a 40 foot vehicle at 35 mph on a dry road what is the least amount of space (in seconds) you should keep in front of the vehicle to be safe
    4 seconds
  9. how should you use the brke pedal on a long down hill grade
    light steady pressure
  10. you are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beggining the trip
  11. bac to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is
  12. when driving at night you should use the lowbeams when an oncoming vehicle is within how many feet?
  13. when driving through the work zone you should?
    watch for sharp dropoff
  14. stab braking should not be used on vehicles with?
    antilock brakes
  15. what system should recieve more attention during cold weather inspections
  16. the bridge formula?
    permits less max axle weight for the axles that are close together
  17. what is not a good rule to follow when driving a slow moving heavy vehicle
    signaling other drivers when it is safe to pass
  18. turn signals should be used how far ahead before turning or changing lanes
    100 ft
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