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New York 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 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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1.
All air tanks must include:
A check valve.
A lock.
A trap door.
A warning sticker.
2.
When operating a vehicle with a dual brake system, a driver should:
Let the vehicle warm up before driving to ensure that fuel reaches the engine.
Wait to begin driving until the air compressor builds up a minimum pressure of 100 psi in both the primary and secondary systems.
Begin driving just after the vehicle starts.
Pump the pedal about 20 times to build pressure, then begin driving.
3.
A truck may need to be under the legal maximum weight limit when being driven:
On a flat road.
On a mountainous road.
In heavy traffic.
At night.
4.
Without engine oil:
The vehicle will get the best possible gas mileage.
The engine can be destroyed quickly.
ABS will not work properly.
The windshield wipers will not operate.
5.
If you are unsure if there is enough space for your vehicle to safely pass under an upcoming bridge, you should:
Increase your speed.
Swerve as you pass under the bridge.
Slow down.
Drive on the shoulder.
6.
When carrying a sealed load, the driver:
Should inspect the contents.
Should ensure the weight of the cargo does not violate weight limits.
Must go through each container.
Should unseal the load to ensure safety.
7.
When checking your vehicle's lights before driving:
The vehicle should be running and in gear.
The engine should be turned off.
The check can be done from inside the vehicle.
The check can be done by looking at a reflection from a shiny surface.
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