Connecticut CDL Permit Test - Class A

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: This license is required for driving any legal combination of vehicles, with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the GVWR of a trailer exceeds 10,000 pounds 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 Connecticut Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination, Doubles and Hazardous Materials. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
Passive railroad crossings:
Have flashing lights
Do not have any type of traffic control device
Will have a gate that comes down
Should never be crossed by a CMV
The effects of alcohol are felt:
With the first drink
Only after several drinks have been consumed
At the legal limit
People working on a disabled vehicle:
Are aware of the roadway and usually park far enough off the road
May be distracted by the repair and not pay attention to the roadway
Are exempt from traffic laws
When checking your mirrors:
The passenger side mirror should not be used
The driver side mirror should not be used
Both mirrors should be used
What is one way to reduce distractions with a cell phone?
Stay on a single call for the entire trip
Turn the phone off
Accept incoming calls, but don’t make calls
Text, rather than talk on the phone
If equipped with a hand valve, the hand valve can be used to:
Add fuel
Prevent the truck from rolling backwards when starting from a stop
Check the oil
Load cargo
A vehicle should be equipped with all of the following except:
Fire extinguisher
Spare electrical fuses
Warning devices for parked vehicles, such as flares
Reading material
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