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New York CDL Permit Test - Class B

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: 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. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. 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 B CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
Poor weight balance:
Improves a vehicle's handling.
Makes handling a vehicle more difficult.
Increases a driver’s ability to steer.
Makes a vehicle easier to stop.
2.
A person working on a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of a road:
Will likely pay attention to traffic on the road.
May be focused on the repair and not paying attention to roadway traffic.
Is exempt from traffic laws.
Should not be assisted.
3.
When taking the basic vehicle control skills test:
Points are deducted for each pull-up.
A driver is allowed three pull-ups per maneuver.
A pull-up will earn points only if the driver gets out of the vehicle before pulling up.
Only an excessive number of pull-ups will be counted as errors.
4.
To use the stab braking method in an emergency situation, you should:
Apply the brakes completely until the wheels lock up, release the brakes until the wheels start rolling, then repeat the process.
Apply the brakes about halfway, but keep the wheels rolling.
Fully apply the brakes, let the wheels lock up, and hold the brake pedal down, keeping the wheels locked until the vehicle stops.
Apply the emergency brake.
5.
Hydroplaning:
Only occurs at extremely high speeds.
Can occur at speeds as slow as 30 mph.
Happens most frequently when tire pressure is too high.
Happens most frequently when tires have good tread.
6.
If you must drive in reverse, it is helpful to:
Drive as fast as possible and get it over with.
First exit the truck and walk the path to look for obstacles.
Use only the passenger side mirror.
Stick your head out the window and look backward.
7.
If another driver is following you too closely, you should do all of the following, except:
Avoid quick changes.
Increase the distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.
Speed up.
Avoid relying on tricks to help others pass.
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