Knowledge Test Class A
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 possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Idaho Commercial Driver’s 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.
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1. People working on a disabled vehicle:
Be cautious when driving near people who are working on a disabled vehicle on the side of the road. They may be focused on the repair and not paying attention to nearby traffic.
2. Which of the following is not a type of tie-down equipment?
You must use the proper number of tie-downs when securing cargo on a flatbed trailer. Examples of tie-down equipment includes ropes, straps, and chains.
3. Vehicles driving behind a truck:
Your truck may block the views of drivers behind you, making them unaware of any upcoming hazards that require you to stop. For this reason, it is a good idea to flash your brakes and warn other drivers before slowing or stopping.
4. If you are driving and the ABS light comes on, it means that the ABS:
ABS malfunction lamps indicate that something in the Anti-Lock Braking System is not working properly.
5. You must have an air brake endorsement:
You must take an air brakes knowledge test to become licensed to operate a vehicle that is equipped with air brakes, including an air over hydraulic braking system.
6. If the coolant temperature gauge goes above the highest safe temperature, you should:
If the coolant temperature gauge goes above the highest safe temperature, you should stop driving as soon as possible and try to figure out what is wrong. There could be an issue in your vehicle that could lead to engine failure and possibly a fire.
7. Drowsy driving is most common during: