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You can use your retarder:
Retarders can be noisy.
Why will your vehicle’s speed naturally increase on downgrades?
Roller coasters too.
You may get hung up on railroad tracks if:
Use caution if your vehicle’s ground clearance is low.
If you park at the side of the road, you should:
If you must stop on a road or the shoulder of any road:
You are driving a tractor-trailer at 55 mph on dry pavement. About how much total distance will you need to bring it to a stop?
Even longer, actually
Why can tourists be hazards?
They may be lost or looking for an address.
Which of these statements about tires is true?
What can happen to tire pressures in hot weather?
Under which of the following situations must you stop at a railroad grade crossing?
If the government insists on it.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
You may still be able to get the brakes to work.
When you drive on roads whose speed limits for CMVs are lower than for cars, you should:
Most vehicles will be traveling faster than yours.
Which of these vehicles is most likely to be affected by strong winds?
That “road-hugging weight” can help.
Your tractor-trailer’s brakes can get wet when you drive through heavy rain. What can this cause when you apply the brakes?
Wet brakes may not provide equal braking power.
If you must take emergency action to deal with a hazard, you should remember which of the following?
How long is a CMV’s stopping distance?
Which of these would probably NOT help if your windshield became covered with ice?
It’s usually called a “snow brush.”
How should you merge safely onto a freeway or expressway?
The traffic that’s already there has the right-of-way
In a moving vehicle, you should wear your seatbelt:
Seatbelts save lives.
If you are confronted by an aggressive driver, what is the most important thing you should do?
Avoid any confrontation.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. What should you do?
Stop doing what caused the spin in the first place.
To drive down a mountain road safely, you’ll have to downshift into lower gears. Which of these should NOT affect your choice of gears?
Your tires should always have adequate tread.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system during a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is TRUE?
A sign of a possible leaking wheel seal.
If you must stop your vehicle beyond a curve that hides your vehicle from other drivers within 500 feet, place a reflective triangle:
There is a regulatory limit.
Perception distance is the distance that your vehicle travels:
It takes time for a human being to notice a hazard.
If your truck is transporting cargo, you must check the securement of the cargo within the first ____ miles of the trip.
Soon after the start of the trip.
If you must use a hand-held cell phone while you’re driving, what should you do?
AVOID ALL DISTRACTIONS while your CMV is in motion.
ABS uses computers and sensors to determine:
ABS can prevent a skid.
You are driving a tractor-trailer. If the tractor has antilock brakes (ABS) but the trailer doesn’t:
One ABS is better than none.
Which of the following statements about hazardous materials placards is true?
Visible from all directions.
A load that is over-length, over-width, or overweight:
You need permission to transport it.
If you must care for the injured at an accident scene, you should NOT:
Keep the injured comfortable.
You are driving at 50 mph on a straight, level highway. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blows out in your vehicle. What should you do first?
Lock the wheels, risk a skid.
What is aggressive driving?
Driving like you own the road.
When you drive through a work zone, you should:
You must not risk injuring a worker.
You will be placed out-of-service for 24 hours if your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is:
Don’t risk it.
Which of the following is true about using a heater while you’re driving in winter weather?
Get your vehicle ready for winter weather.
Which of the following statements about downshifting is true?
Slow down now so you won’t have to later.
Which of the following is true about using engine braking on a downgrade?
The engine is the main player.
How should you react to an aggressive driver?
Do this even if the other driver isn’t that aggressive.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
Warn drivers who are approaching from behind a hill or a curve.
Which of these statements about controlling your vehicle’s speed is true?
What’s out there that you can’t see?