CDL Practice Test

Use our free CDL practice test video and interactive free CDL test to help you prepare for the different areas of your CDL exam. We cover various topics, all leading to your success in becoming a professional driver.

CDL Practice Test


What is on the CDL test?

On the CDL test, you will be tested over several topics, including: vehicle inspection, communicating with other drivers, the dangers of driving while drinking, rail road crossing, accident procedures, and the importance of staying alert and fit to drive.

How many questions are on the CDL test?

The CDL test contains 50 multiple-choice questions.

What percentage do you need to pass a CDL test?

To be considered as passing the CDL test, you will need to answer 80% of the questions correctly.

What does a CDL allow you to do?

A CDL allows you to drive and operate vehicles that are included in a particular class for which the license was issued. For example, depending on which class of CDL you will have, you will be able to driver any vehicle that weights 26,000 or more for commercial use, transport hazardous waste material, and operate a vehicle that is designed to transport more than 16 passengers.

Can you drive a bus with a CLASS A CDL?

To drive a bus, you must possess a Class C CDL along with first a P endorsement. A P endorsement is required to drive a vehicle that carries at least 16 passengers. After obtaining the P endorsement, you are then qualified to obtain an S endorsement.

Is the CDL A test multiple choice?

Yes. The CDL test is multiple choice. You will have 60 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions.

How long does it take to get your Class A license?

If you prefer to take a CDL training program, it usually takes about seven weeks to obtain your Class A CDL.

What is a Class A CDL permit?

A CDL permit is the first step to obtaining your CDL. A CDL permit is a lot like a regular driver’s license. You are required to have it before obtaining your actual CDL.

What is required for a CLASS B CDL?

There are several requirements for obtaining a Class B CDL. You must first be 21 years of age and be able to pass an eye exam. You must also have a valid driver’s license free of any moving violations. You will be required to pass the General Knowledge test, the Basic skills test, Air-brakes test, Pre-trip inspection and any other required tests needed to obtain a Class B CDL.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: February 15, 2019