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Pennsylvania 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 50-question test. Test questions come from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s Manual. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Combination Vehicles. 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.
If a tire fails, you should:
Loosen your grip on the steering wheel.
Immediately apply the brakes.
Check your tires after coming to a complete stop.
Turn sharply off the road.
2.
When driving:
You should always drive at the posted speed limit.
You should always drive slightly below the posted speed limit.
You should adjust your speed according to conditions.
You should drive as fast as possible.
3.
To prevent your tires and engine from overheating while you are driving in especially hot weather, you should:
Increase your speed.
Decrease your speed.
Drive on the shoulder.
Drive with your windows down.
4.
When traveling with cargo, you must make sure the cargo is secure:
No more than two times.
Every 150 miles or three hours of driving.
Only after traveling up a hill.
Only after coming to a hard stop.
5.
If being shipped on either a flatbed trailer or a trailer without sides, cargo must be:
Glued to the bed.
Strapped down.
Loose to allow it to shift when the vehicle turns.
Heavy enough that it won’t shift.
6.
If the low pressure warning signal activates while you are driving, you should:
Continue driving normally.
Exit the road and park as soon as safely possible.
Stop where you are and park.
Put on your hazard lights and continue driving.
7.
When inspecting engine compartment belts during the vehicle inspection test:
The belts should be checked for snugness, each with up to three inches of play.
The water pump belt does not need to be identified.
The air compressor belt should be removed.
The applicant must identify which items are not belt-driven, if any.
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