Vermont 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 50-question test. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Vermont Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination, Doubles and Hazardous Materials. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
If feeling tired, it is best to:
Take a pep pill
Get some rest
Try to drive
Which of the following is not a sign of bad brakes?
Cracked drums
Pads free of oil or grease
Shoes worn thinly
What should be done shortly after a tire has been changed?
Stop and check that lug nuts are tight and re-tighten if necessary
Repair the brakes
Deflate the tire to 10 psi
Skids caused by acceleration can usually be solved by:
Taking your foot off the accelerator
Swerving to the right
A way to prevent the vehicle from rolling back when you start to move is to:
Partly engage the clutch before taking the foot off the brake
Placing the vehicle in second gear
Use the parking brake when stopping
If the spring brakes are on, you should:
Not use the brake pedal
Press the accelerator
Move the steering wheel
Is not available for vehicles with air brakes
Is not helpful in most driving situations
Helps to maintain control when braking
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