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Welcome to the Utah CDL practice test site. As you prepare to obtain your CDL in Utah, have this site be a guide for practicing common test questions. You can take these practice test questions as many times as you like, and the site is free to use as you prepare to take the Utah CDL test. 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. 

1 / 40

You should follow behind other vehicles ______when traveling under 40 mph.

2 / 40

Placarded vehicles must carry which type of fire extinguisher?

3 / 40

There are 2 reasons as to why hauling liquids take special care. One reason is the ___center of gravity.

4 / 40

Which two special conditions indicate that you should downshift?

5 / 40

In column 1, the "D" symbol means:

6 / 40

Which of the following must drivers have in their possession while transporting class A or B explosives?

7 / 40

Buses may carry small-arms ammunition labeled ORM-D, emergency hospital supplies, and drugs. However, buses must never carry:

8 / 40

What is most likely to occur when driving a set of doubles and a set of trailer wheels goes into a skid?

9 / 40

What color and shape is the trailer air supply control?

10 / 40

The emergency air line is _____and the service air line is____.

11 / 40

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

12 / 40

A safe haven is:

13 / 40

Select the purpose of fanning air brakes:

14 / 40

How do you test the trailer service brakes?

15 / 40

If a rider wants to bring a car battery or a can of gasoline or kerosene aboard your bus, you should:

16 / 40

Remember to____when connecting the converter dolly to the rear trailer.

17 / 40

Which of the following materials would be an acceptable floor liner for moving Division 1.1 or 1.2 materials?

18 / 40

Which of the following is a reason to evacuate the school bus?

19 / 40

How should the hand valve be used?

20 / 40

Select what you should not do when coupling the glad hands.

21 / 40

Forward and back surge is powerful in this type of tanker.

22 / 40

Start by___when coupling.

23 / 40

The safety catch for the fifth wheel locking lever must be ____ for a coupling to be complete.

24 / 40

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

25 / 40

In what position should shut off valves on the rear of the last trailer be in on a set of double trailers?

26 / 40

What are some of the important parts in the steering system?

27 / 40

Drivers who transport route controlled radioactive materials must carry a dated certificate of radioactive materials training. This training must have ocurred within the last:

28 / 40

You must first______to supply air to the trailer.

29 / 40

You should_____when the low pressure warning is activated:

30 / 40

Signs of distracted drivers include:

31 / 40

You should____to check the free play of manual slack adjusters on S-Cam brakes.

32 / 40

The method used to make sure the spring brakes will come on automatically is to:

33 / 40

Surge affects the handling of a tanker by:

34 / 40

You should expect____when backing a tractor under a trailer.

35 / 40

Which of the following statements about bus evacuation is true?

36 / 40

All standing riders must stay:

37 / 40

The _____of the kingpin has the locking jaw close around it.

38 / 40

This object should not be worn dangerously thin where visible.

39 / 40

How do you release the dolly brakes when coupling twin trailers?

40 / 40

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How To Get A utah Commercial Drivers License

To be eligible for a CDL in Utah, applicants must meet the following age eligibility requirements.

  • Be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within Utah only).
  • Be at least 21 years old to operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of Utah).

Applicants who are under the age of 21 years old will not be permitted to apply for endorsements in HAZMAT, passenger vehicles and school buses.

Utah CDL applicants must be certified that they are medically fit to operate a commercial vehicle and pass a vision test. Applicants are required to submit the following documents.

  • (Form MCSA-5876) Medical Examiner’s Certificate

(CDL-42) Commercial Driver’s License Medical Self Certification

Drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in Utah. Applicants can be disqualified for having multiple licenses.

Utah CDL Endorsements

  • H – Hazmat Vehicles
  • N – Tank Vehicles
  • P – Passenger Vehicles
  • S – School Bus
  • T – Double or Triple Trailer
  • X – Combination Tank Vehicles and Hazmat Vehicles

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utah CDL License Test Tips

All Utah CDL applicants must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. This test consists of 50 questions. To pass the Utah test, applicants must score 80 percent or higher. Applicants who require additional endorsements must pass additional tests and pay the required fees. The Utah skills test can be taken 14 days after applicants pass the knowledge test. It includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic control skills, and on-road driving. Applicants must pass each section.

Military veterans and current military members can apply to have the skills exam waived if they meet the requirements. To qualify for a waiver, applicants must:

  • Be currently enlisted in the military.
  • Have operated a commercial vehicle as part of their military duties for at least 2 years.
  • Have been discharged from the military within the past 12 months.
  • Submit (Form CDL-ST WVR) CDL Skills Test Waiver Application for Military Skills Waiver. The commanding officer must sign this document.

Additional Information

Information on the Utah Department of Public Safety

The Utah Department of Public Safety administers CDL license requirements in Utah. To get more information contact them via:

Website: https://dld.utah.gov/licensingid-cards/commercial-driver-license-cdl/

Phone: 801.965.4437

 

Additional Utah CDL Helpful Links

Please use the links below to access Utah CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of Utah.