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.. Read More

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 Nevada 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.

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8. If confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If confronted by an aggressive driver, the most important thing to do is try to get out of their way. Avoid making eye contact with the driver and do not let yourself be provoked by gestures. Do not try to challenge aggressive drivers by speeding up.

9. If equipped, a header board should:

Explanation
When checking a header board during the vehicle inspection test, you should ensure that it is secure, free of damage, and strong enough to contain cargo.

10. Who is responsible for cargo that has been loaded onto a truck?

Explanation
Even if they did not load or secure the cargo themselves, the driver of a vehicle is responsible for inspecting the cargo and ensuring that it is properly secured.

11. To confirm that a trailer has ABS, you can:

Explanation
If you are unsure if a trailer is equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), look under the vehicle for the electronic control unit and wheel speed sensor wires coming from the back of the brakes.

12. When starting a vehicle, the coolant temperature gauge should:

Explanation
Keep an eye on the gauges after starting the engine. The coolant temperature gauge should begin a gradual rise to the normal operating range.

13. When starting the engine of a truck with a trailer, how can you tell if the Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is not working?

Explanation
Trailers equipped with Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS) are equipped on the left rear with a yellow malfunction lamp. If the malfunction lamp stays on after the engine has been started, the ABS is malfunctioning.

14. Areas of the road that are shaded:

Explanation
Because they are exposed to less sunlight, shaded patches of road will stay cooler longer than other areas of the road. Due to the lack of direct sunlight, shady areas can remain icy and slippery after ice on other areas of the road has melted.
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