Alberta Commercial Driving Class 1 Practice Test Part 2

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Alberta Commercial Driving Class 1 Practice Test Part 2

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Which of the following is not considered a Class 4 vehicle?

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What is the maximum permissible length for a straight truck?

 

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Which of the following is not required as part of a carrier's Safety Plan?

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Which best describes the effect of centrifugal force on a vehicle when entering a curve?

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What is lag time?

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You are driving a school bus on a foggy day with low visibility and you stop at an uncontrolled railway crossing. What is the best course of action to ensure safety?

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Why are railway crossings potentially more dangerous for larger, heavier commercial vehicles?

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What is required for this province's Safety Fitness Certificate to be valid in other Canadian jurisdictions?

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Qualifying for an air brake endorsement is mandatory to obtain what type of licence?

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Under which of the following circumstances is a trip inspection report invalid?

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What is the difference between an A Train and a C Train?

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When is it safe to remove the safety marks from a vehicle that is carrying dangerous goods?

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An oxidizing substance is defined as:

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Which of the following road surfaces will help you achieve the best fuel efficiency?

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Who is legally allowed to refuel a propane vehicle?

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Which of the following can commercial drivers not do while driving according to the Distracted Driving Law?

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A vehicle inspection at a rest and check stop does not need to include which of the following:

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Which of the following would not be permitted to operate an ambulance with passengers?

 

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When parking a single unit Class 3 motor vehicle uphill, without a curb, the front wheels should be:

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Which of the following factors would not generally have an influence on perception time?

 

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Which of the vehicles below would be required to stop at all uncontrolled railway crossings?

 

  • a. A 16-passenger tour bus
  • b. A truck that has just finished unloading a delivery of flammable liquids
  • c. A semi-trailer carrying corrosive materials
  • d. An ambulance

 

 

Why are railway crossings potentially more dangerous for larger, heavier commercial vehicles?

 

  • a. These vehicles need more time to clear a crossing
  • b. These vehicles need to stop farther away from a crossing before proceeding safely
  • c. These vehicles need more speed to clear the crossing
  • d. These vehicles have to overcome the centrifugal force acting upon them

 

 

Corrosive materials can corrode:

 

  • a. Internal tissue
  • b. All answers are correct
  • c. Human skin
  • d. Metal

 

 

If a 'reserved lane' sign includes a list of hours of the day or days of the week on it, what do these mean?

 

  • a. They indicate when the vehicles represented on the sign are not permitted to drive in that 
  • b. They indicate when any vehicle can drive in that lane
  • c. They indicate when that lane is reserved
  • d. They indicate when that lane is not reserved

 

 

When reversing a semi-trailer, you should:

 

  • a. Honk the horn only if there are other vehicles or bystanders in the vicinity
  • b. Turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction to where you want the trailer to go
  • c. Tap the throttle gently to begin reversing
  • d. Turn the steering wheel in the same direction to where you want to go

 

 

If safety marks are needed to indicate the presence of dangerous goods, where on the vehicle should they be placed?

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What is the correct order of actions when operating a fire extinguisher?

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Which of the following operator's licences is you permitted to apply for as a probationary driver?

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Which of the following statements about operating passenger vehicles is correct?

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When should you use a guide to assist with reversing?

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Emergency medical responders driving with their sirens on are granted special driving permissions, but they are not able to:

 

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Which of the following is not a class of dangerous goods?

 

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What are the four factors affecting the distance a commercial vehicle needs to stop?

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Under which of the following circumstances would a driver not be permitted to drive under federal Hours of Service regulations?

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If three identical vehicles travel at the same speeds, but one is on a level surface, one is going uphill, and one is going downhill, which will have the shortest stopping distance?

 

ALBERTA COMMERCIAL DRIVING CLASS 1 PRACTICE TEST 2023

Obtaining a Class 1 commercial driver’s license (CDL) in Alberta, Canada allows you to operate the heaviest and most complex vehicles on the road, such as tractor-trailers and large trucks. To get a Class 1 CDL in Alberta, you typically need to follow these steps:

1. **Eligibility:** Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements, which may include age restrictions, medical examinations, and providing a satisfactory driver’s abstract.

2. **Learn and Prepare:** Study the Alberta Driver’s Guide and prepare for the written knowledge test. You can obtain the guide from an Alberta registry agent office, or you can access it online. The guide will help you understand the rules of the road, including those specific to commercial vehicles.

3. **Written Knowledge Test:** Schedule an appointment with a registry agent office to take the written knowledge test. The test will cover topics related to commercial driving, rules of the road, and safety. You’ll need to pass this test to proceed.

4. **Air Brake Endorsement (if applicable):** If your Class 1 vehicle is equipped with air brakes, you may need to pass an air brake knowledge test and a practical air brake endorsement test.

5. **Training:** Consider enrolling in a driver training program or school that specializes in Class 1 commercial driving. This training can help you gain valuable experience and skills necessary for operating large commercial vehicles.

6. **Road Test:** Schedule a Class 1 road test through a registry agent office. During the road test, you’ll demonstrate your ability to operate a Class 1 vehicle safely. Make sure your vehicle is in good working condition and meets all safety requirements.

7. **Fees:** Pay the required fees associated with obtaining a Class 1 license. The fees may vary depending on the specific endorsements you need.

8. **Passport-sized Photos:** Provide passport-sized photos for your driver’s license application.

9. **Vision Test:** Undergo a vision test.

10. **Submit Documentation:** Present the necessary documents, including proof of identity and residency, at the registry agent office.

11. **Receive Your Class 1 License:** If you pass the road test and meet all requirements, you’ll receive your Class 1 commercial driver’s license.

It’s essential to check with a local Alberta registry agent for the most up-to-date information and any specific requirements that may have changed after my last knowledge update in September 2023. Keep in mind that operating a Class 1 vehicle involves significant responsibility and safety concerns, so thorough training and adherence to the rules of the road are crucial.

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