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. 

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

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Upon what does the amount of liquid you can carry in a load depend?

3 / 40

To inspect the______you should pump the pedal 3 times and hold it down for 5 seconds while making sure the pedal doesn't move during those 5 seconds.

4 / 40

How often should air tanks be drained?

5 / 40

Students exit the bus and walk:

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This should be cleaned and then adjusted properly while inside the cab.

7 / 40

When approaching railroad tracks, stop your bus:

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When driving with multiple trailers, which one should be right behind the tractor?

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The school bus driver may be the only contact person from school system some parents meet. The percentage of such parents is as high as:

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What do yo need to do before supplying air to the air tanks of the second trailer?

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When accelerating:

12 / 40

To avoid rollover when going through a curve, the best thing to do is:

13 / 40

The shipping papers for hazardous materials can be found:

14 / 40

When stopped on a divided highway where should your reflectors be placed?

15 / 40

What is the value of the overhead rear-view mirror inside of the bus?

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You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercial driver license. When can you legally haul hazardous materials?

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Tankers used to transport hazardous materials on vehicles must be marked with:

18 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to empty trucks:

19 / 40

After deciding the type of evacuation that is necessary, the next step you must take is:

20 / 40

What product is typically carried in a liquid tank trailer without baffles?

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The trailer should be lowered so that _____.

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

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There must be a hazardous materials identification number on the ______ and on the ______.

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Select how you can tell if your vehicle is equipped with an anti-lock braking system:

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You should keep a minimum of ____between another vehicle and the double trailer with 100 ft truck driving at 30 mph.

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When conducting a pre-trip inspection, the most important item to verify is _____.

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How often should you check your cargo?

28 / 40

What can side to side surge cause?

29 / 40

The most stable tanker shape is:

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You should line up_____when getting ready to back under the trailer.

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While driving on a clear night with low beam headlights, you should be able to stop within:

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For emergency braking when driving a double trailer and having to use your brakes to avoid a collision is to:

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There must not be more than_____for engine compartment belts.

34 / 40

How far before a railroad crossing should you stop your bus?

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

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This component should be checked that it is solid, securely bolted to the tracture frame, and clear of objects.

37 / 40

The manual says you should look _____ ahead while driving.

38 / 40

This item does not need to be checked during the cab check.

39 / 40

The front trailer supports should be____before driving away.

40 / 40

Which of the following must be closed while the bus is in motion?

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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.