Arkansas Driver’s Examination

Knowledge Test Class B

This license is required for driving a single vehicle with a GVWR of more than 26,001 pounds, and a trailer not to exceed 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating, or a vehicle designed to transport 24 or more people (including the..

This license is required for driving a single vehicle with a GVWR of more than 26,001 pounds, and a trailer not to exceed 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating, or a vehicle designed to transport 24 or more people (including the driver). To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Arkansas Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving.. Endorsements that may be used with a Class B CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.

Number of Question
Passing Score

If someone pulls out in front of you and you cannot stop to avoid a crash, you should:

Explanation
If another vehicle pulls out in front of you, it is appropriate to brake as long as there is room for your vehicle to stop while you are using the appropriate braking technique. However, if you do not have room to stop, swerving may be a safer response.

Stopping distance can be affected by:

Explanation
Factors that can affect stopping distance include your vehicle's speed, its weight, and the traction provided by the road surface.

When should you watch out for black ice?

Explanation
Black ice is a thin layer of ice that is clear enough for the road surface to be seen through it. Be alert to black ice any time the temperature is below freezing and the road surface looks wet.

Loading cargo:

Explanation
Regardless of who has loaded cargo onto a vehicle, the driver is responsible for the safety of the cargo.

During a trip, gauges are:

Explanation
During a trip, you should regularly check the gauge and instrument panels, mirrors, tires, cargo, and lights for signs of trouble.

When starting the engine as part of the pre-trip inspection, the driver should:

Explanation
Check your engine during the pre-trip inspection. After starting the engine, you should listen for unusual noises.

Your horn should be used to:

Explanation
Your vehicle's horn is a tool to warn others of your presence. Because the horn may create danger by startling other drivers, you should use it only if necessary.
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