california CDL Practice Test
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This site is designed to help aspiring commercial drivers practice for their State of California Department of Motor Vehicles CDL test. You can take these free California CDL practice tests as many times as you would like. Questions on these tests come from the various commercial driver license topics that are represented in the California CDL handbook. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass. There is a 50-minute time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin.
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- Combination Vehicles, CDL, Rules of the Road 0%
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- School Bus, CDL, Rules of the Road 0%
- Tanker Vehicles, CDL, Rules of the Road 0%
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Ouch! You need to score at least 85% to pass this CDL test–that’s 34 correct questions out of 40. Why don’t you try it again and brush up on some of the questions before taking the real thing. If you need to focus on a specific category, try one of our CDL Category Tests by using the links below.
Air Brakes Combination Vehicles Double & Triple Trailers General Knowledge Hazardous Materials Passenger Vehicles Pre-Trip Inspections School Bus Tanker Vehicles
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How To Get A california Commercial Drivers License
Any drivers who falls into the following categories are disqualified from receiving their commercial driver’s license.
- Convicted of driving a commercial vehicle impaired in the past two years.
- Having multiple driver’s license.
- Having a revoked, denied, canceled, or suspended driver’s license.
- Being disqualified from obtaining CDL driving privileges in another state.
Applicants for a California CDL must complete a vision test at the time of their application, along with one or more knowledge tests and a practical skills test.
S – School Bus
N – Tank
P – Passenger
H – Hazardous Materials
X – Hazmat and Tank Combination
P – Passenger Vehicle
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Information on the California Department of Motor Vehicles
The State of California Department of Motor Vehicles regulates the certifying and testing of commercial drivers in the California. To get more information contact them via:
Additional California CDL Helpful Links
Please use the links below to access more valuable California CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of California.
- California Commercial Driver License Manual
- How to Apply for a Commercial Drivers License
- Military Waiver Program for CDL Driving Test
- California Drivers License Practice Test
- California Motorcycle Test