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New York CDL Permit Test - Knowledge 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 70-question test. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 56 questions correctly. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, Doubles/Triples, HazMat, Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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10 or fewer errors
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1.
Your vehicle's final position should be:
Exactly where the examiner has instructed it to be.
Within five feet of the final position described by the examiner.
Wherever you can safely park.
Within two feet of the final position described by the examiner.
2.
Emergency brakes:
Are not required on trucks.
Are only required on trailers.
Are required on tractors.
Are optional.
3.
While operating a CMV:
You are not required to wear a safety belt.
You are only required to wear a safety belt if your vehicle does not have airbags.
You are required to wear a safety belt, but only if hauling more than 1,000 pounds of cargo.
You are always required to wear a safety belt.
4.
What is the average driver’s reaction time?
One-sixteenth of a second
One-eighth of a second
Between three-quarters of a second and one second
Two seconds
5.
Header boards:
Should never be used.
Protect the driver from being hit by cargo.
Protect the driver's head when entering the cab of a truck.
Provide extra storage.
6.
During a static leakage test, the maximum leakage rate for a triple combination vehicle with air brakes is ____ in a minute.
3 psi
5 psi
7 psi
9 psi
7.
An item that is 40 feet long placed on a flatbed trailer should be secured by at least ____ tie-down(s).
One
Two
Three
Four
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