CDL Practice Test


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 check your mirrors while making a lane change:

2 / 40

Why should you know the outage?

3 / 40

You should be extra cautious when___while driving a smooth bore tanker combination.

4 / 40

This object should not move more than an inch by pulled by hand with the brakes released for manual slack adjusters.

5 / 40

When you discharge an unruly passenger, you must choose a place that is:

6 / 40

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

7 / 40

How many different hazard classes are there?

8 / 40

Select the action that is not recommended when driving on slippery roads:

9 / 40

Which of the following types of emergency equipment must you have on your bus?

10 / 40

Select why you should not use the trailer hand valve while driving:

11 / 40

How should you know when to shift?

12 / 40

Select which is not a mandatory emergency equipment:

13 / 40

You should_____when checking the slack adjusters on S-Cam brakes.

14 / 40

When should air tanks be drained?

15 / 40

Which of the following is NOT a part of the steering system?

16 / 40

Which trailer is most likely to turn over when you make a sudden turn while pulling doubles?

17 / 40

The best way to go into a curve is to decrease your speed going into the curve and then ____going through it.

18 / 40

How often should you check your cargo?

19 / 40

The best way to test the low air pressure warning signal is to:

20 / 40

If you are driving a 100-foot truck with double trailers at 30 mph in dry conditions, how many seconds of space should there be between your truck and other vehicles?

21 / 40

What kind of surge occurs with baffles?

22 / 40

You must control how far packages labeled "Radioactive II" or "Radioactive III" are located from people and cargo space walls by referring to:

23 / 40

The pintle hook should be_____ and the converter dolly air tank drain valve is___when doing a walk around inspection of a triple or double trailer.

24 / 40

Select the true statement about empty trucks:

25 / 40

Make sure____when the front trailer supports are up and the trailer is sitting on the tractor.

26 / 40

Overhead inside mirror is used to:

27 / 40

If you are already carrying 100 pounds of silver cyanide, what precautions must you take if you are given papers at a dock to carry 100 cartons of battery acid?

28 / 40

Which of the following should you NOT do if you experience a tire failure?

29 / 40

The floor liner for explosives may not:

30 / 40

While completing the 1st component of the air brake check you are required to fully push down on the foot brake and _____.

31 / 40

To test the security of the tractor semi trailer connection you should:

32 / 40

Which of the following statements about the bus interior is false?

33 / 40

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

34 / 40

Which of these is a good rule for backing a straight bus?

35 / 40

Remember to_____when steering to avoid a crash while driving doubles.

36 / 40

You are required to have a tank endorsement when transporting:

37 / 40

Select the load of the trailer that will require the shorter distance to stop.

38 / 40

Double and triple trailers should be driven with care to avoid a rollover or jacknife.

39 / 40

What is the benefit of ABS?

40 / 40

Secure baggage and freight in ways that avoid damage and:

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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.