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Texas CDL Permit Test - Class A

Number of questions: 70
Passing score: 56
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 Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 56 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Texas 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. Endorsemetns that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, Doubles/Triples, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
You should always be able to stop within:
10 feet of your vehicle.
1,000 feet of your vehicle.
Your view of the road ahead.
A minute of hitting the brakes.
2.
When encountering fog, you will be safest if you:
Stay in the left lane.
Don’t drive in the fog.
Use your low beam lights.
Follow the vehicle ahead of you closely.
3.
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.
4.
Looking far ahead of your vehicle while driving is:
Discouraged, as there is little you can do about something far up the road.
Encouraged to help you identify hazards as early as possible.
Not allowed.
Only encouraged if you are transporting hazardous materials.
5.
When checking its automatic transmission fluid, the vehicle:
Should be placed on an incline.
Should be placed on a decline.
May have to be running.
Should be lifted with a jack.
6.
If an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) malfunctions:
The driver will not know.
A yellow lamp will light up on the control panel.
The brakes will lock up.
The brakes will not work.
7.
On a truck with air brakes, the braking system’s air compressor:
Pumps air into the air storage tanks.
Fills the tires.
Moves air to the back of the truck.
Cleans the brakes.
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