CDL Practice Test


This site is available to take practice questions to prepare for the Florida CDL test. The questions on these practice tests come from the Florida CDL Handbook. The tests are free and you are able to take them as many times as you would like. Use these practice tests as a way to prepare to obtain a CDL in Florida. 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. Good luck!

1 / 40

What is the safest way to stop unruly behavior on the bus?

2 / 40

It is important for driving safety to always be looking ahead. Which of the following is NOT a recommended time/distance that you should be looking ahead?

3 / 40

You should___when driving down a long steep hill.

4 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to what the fifth wheel should be checked for.

5 / 40

For any flatbed load you must have at least ____ tie downs.

6 / 40

Select the statement that best describes what the service line is for.

7 / 40

How do you determine if slack adjusters need to be adjusted?

8 / 40

Which of the following statements about stopping distances is NOT true?

9 / 40

Who is responsible for certifying on the bills of lading that the hazardous materials are prepared properly?

10 / 40

Be careful to check the_____when unloading the smaller tanks of bulk heads.

11 / 40

In what position should the converter dolly air tank drain valves and pintle hook be in?

12 / 40

______is a device that connects the service and emergency air lines between the tractor and trailer.

13 / 40

Of the following hazardous material classes, which is the most dangerous?

14 / 40

Shifting into a lower gear and removing your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as?

15 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to crossing your air lines on a new trailer with spring brakes

16 / 40

____is the most common type of foundation brakes used by heavy vehicles.

17 / 40

How often should you check your cargo?

18 / 40

If you are drowsy, you should _____ before you drive.

19 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to unhooking the pintle hook while the converter dolly is still under the trailer.

20 / 40

Select the statement that is true in regards to managing space to the sides.

21 / 40

Which of the following will confirm that you are driving with anti-lock brakes?

22 / 40

Select how brakes work on long, steep downgrades:

23 / 40

Your vehicle is going down a long hill and your brakes begin to fail. What should you do?

24 / 40

On a bus, you may sometimes haul small-arms ammunition, emergency shipments of drugs, or hospital supplies. The total weight of all such hazardous materials must not be greater than:

25 / 40

Select the reason as to why air tanks need to be drained:

26 / 40

Select the vehicle that off-tracks the most.

27 / 40

The trailer height is correct for connecting a converter dolly to a second or third trailer when:

28 / 40

Where should the safety catch for the fifth wheel locking lever be located for coupling to be complete?

29 / 40

You should check that the following makes an audible noise:

30 / 40

What school bus accidents should be reported?

31 / 40

Air brake systems should not lose air faster than____when testing for air leakage rates in combination vehicles before applying the brake pedal.

32 / 40

It is important to know the outage required for the liquids you carry because:

33 / 40

You should back up slowly until____when coupling the trailer.

34 / 40

What is the service air line controlled by?

35 / 40

Why should you know the outage?

36 / 40

How high should you crank the landing gear?

37 / 40

When should you drain air tanks that do not have an automatic tank drain?

38 / 40

Water is drained from the compressed air tanks because:

39 / 40

Which trailer should be the first one after the tractor?

40 / 40

Select the true statement about empty trucks:

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How To Get A florida Commercial Drivers License

Applicants can get their CDL at the age of 18. Person between the ages of 18 and 21 are restricted to intrastate driving, cannot drive doubles or triples, and may not be endorsed for Hazmat transport. Those age 21 and older may receive all available endorsements and drive interstate. CDL applicants must obtain a DOT medical card to be eligible for their commercial driver’s license.

Any drivers that fall into the below categories are disqualified from obtaining their CDL.

  • Having a license from any other state than Florida.
  • Being convicted of driving impaired in a commercial vehicle in the past two years.
  • Having a suspended, revoked, or canceled driver’s license.
  • Being disqualified from CDL driving privileges in another state.

All applicants must complete one or more knowledge tests and a skills test in order to be eligible to receive their commercial driver’s license.

H – Hazmat
N – Tank Vehicles
P – Passengers
S – School Bus
T – Double / Triple Trailers
X – Placarded Hazmat & Tank Vehicles

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florida CDL License Test Tips

Each applicant is required to complete a knowledge test in order to receive their CDL, with a score of 80% or better. Depending on the Class and Endorsements sought, there are multiple knowledge tests that much be taken. These include:

  • Class A – 70 Questions (50 General Knowledge + 20 Combined Vehicle)
  • Class B,C – 50 General Knowledge Questions
  • Passenger, Doubles/Triples, and Tank Endorsements – 20 Questions
  • School Bus Endorsement, Air Brake Restriction Removal – 25 Questions
  • Hazmat Certification – 30 Questions

All applicants must complete a three section skills test. This includes a vehicle inspection, on-road driving assessment, and basic controls test. Those seeking endorsements for School Bus and Passengers as well as the Air Brake Restriction Removal will need to complete the skills test in the respective vehicle for their endorsement or removal. For example, those seeking the School Bus Endorsement must complete the skills test in a school bus.

Additional Information

Information on the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

The Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles provides oversight and administration for the CDL requirements and testing in Florida. To get more information contact them via:

Website: https://www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/commercial-motor-vehicle-drivers/

Phone:  850.617.2606


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