CDL Practice Tests: Safe Driving

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When performing the Alley Dock maneuver on your skills test, you must back into the alley bringing the rear of your vehicle within how many feet of the rear of the alley without touching boundary lines or cones?

  • 8 ft
  • 10 ft
  • 3 ft
  • 5 ft

Alley Dock - You may be asked to sight-side back your vehicle into an alley. You will drive past the alley and position your vehicle parallel to the outer boundary. From that position, back into the alley bringing the rear of your vehicle within 3 feet of the rear of the alley without touching boundary lines or cones. Your vehicle must be straight within the alley/lane when you have completed the maneuver.

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During the CDL exam, when a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position, it is scored as a:

  • Reversal
  • Crossover
  • Pull-up
  • Insurgent
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position, it is scored as a “pull-up.”
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About The Driving Portion Of The CDL Exam

You will drive over a test route that has a variety of traffic situations. At all times during the test, you must drive in a safe and responsible manner. You must wear your safety belt, obey all traffic signs, signals and laws and complete the test without an accident or violation. No radios, electronic devices or phones may be on during the test.

During the driving test, the examiner will be scoring you on specific driving maneuvers as well as on your general driving behavior. You will follow the directions of the examiner. Directions will be given to you so you will have plenty of time to do what the examiner has asked. You will not be asked to drive in an unsafe manner.

If your test route does not have certain traffic situations, you may be asked to simulate a traffic situation. You will do this by telling the examiner what you are or would be doing if you were in that traffic situation.

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