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New York CDL Permit Test - Double

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: This endorsement is required if the driver will pull two or three trailers. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles and Doubles and Triples. The Double/Triple endorsement can be used with the Class A CDL.
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1.
Doubles and triples:
Turn easily due to their centers of gravity.
Are more difficult to turn than smaller commercial vehicles.
Should never be turned.
Always have the right-of-way.
2.
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.
3.
When driving a tractor-trailer equipped with ABS, you should:
Stop harder than you would otherwise.
Use extra braking force to ensure the ABS kicks in.
Brake as you normally would.
Brake using less pressure than you would otherwise use.
4.
When checking your tires, which of the following is not an issue to correct?
Too much air pressure
Too little air pressure
Radial and bias-ply tires used together
Tread depth of at least 4/32 of an inch on the front tires
5.
If a tire fails while you are driving, you should:
Brake as hard as possible.
Release the steering wheel.
Stay off the brakes and let the vehicle slow down.
Stop on the roadway.
6.
What is reaction distance?
The distance traveled between seeing a hazard and physically hitting the brakes
The distance traveled between a hazard becoming visible and a driver seeing the hazard
The distance traveled before a driver realizes they must brake
The distance traveled between physically hitting the brake and coming to a complete stop
7.
During a pre-trip inspection, what is the best method for checking your lights?
Parking near a mirror to look for a reflection
Activating the lights, then exiting the vehicle to check
Looking on the instrument panel to see if any warning lights are illuminated
Driving in traffic and waiting for other drivers to let you know your lights are out
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