ONTARIO COMMERCIAL DRIVING PRACTICE TEST PART 1 

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ONTARIO COMMERCIAL DRIVING PRACTICE TEST PART 1

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Which of the following statements about braking force is false? Assume that the two vehicles are identical except for weight and speed.

 

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The law requires that the wheels of a parked vehicle be no farther than what distance from the curb?

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

 

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What is the minimum seating capacity (including the driver) for a commercial vehicle to be considered a 'bus' under the Traffic Safety Act?

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When is an air brake 'Q' endorsement required?

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

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Which is not one of the four conditions for having the daily log requirement waived under Alberta's Hours of service legislation?

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Low-speed off-tracking:

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Which of the statements below about making a turn with a school bus is false?

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

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To safely complete a left turn in a large vehicle, it is recommended that you:

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Which of the following statements about preventative maintenance plans is false?

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

 

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Total stopping distance is:

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When inspecting the airlines on a vehicle with air brakes during a pre-trip inspection, you should:

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What is the symbol for a non-flammable, non-toxic compressed gas?

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Clearance lights are required for vehicles that are wider than:

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Who from the choices below is exempt from wearing a seat belt where the assemblies are provided?

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Which of the following is the correct procedure for stopping at an uncontrolled railway crossing with a Class 2 vehicle?

 

  • a. Stop at least 15 metres in advance of track
  • b. Activate the alternately flashing amber or red lights wrong
  • c. If on a multi-lane highway, move to the far right lane in advance of the crossing correct
  • d. Leave the front door closed at all times

 

 

As a school bus driver, you should never:

 

  • a. Break the four-second following rule
  • b. Drive with open front doors
  • c. All answers are correct 
  • d. Refuel a bus with passengers aboard wrong

 

 

When preparing to discharge a fire extinguisher to put out a fire, you should hold the extinguisher in what position?

 

  • a. Parallel to the ground
  • b. However you can get the tightest grip
  • c. In line with the top of the flameswrong
  • d. Uprightcorrect

 

 

How many hazard classes of dangerous goods are there?

 

  • a. 9correct
  • b. 7
  • c. 6wrong
  • d. 8

 

 

Which of the statements below about making a turn with a school bus is false?

 

  • a. When stopped waiting to turn left, point the front wheels to a ten o'clock position correct
  • b. Avoid shifting gears during the turn wrong
  • c. Use the outer left turning lane when dual left turn lanes are available
  • d. Check the mirrors as you are turning for swing and clearance

 

 

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

 

  • a. Pointed straight ahead
  • b. On the grass or sidewalk
  • c. Turned to the left
  • d. Turned to the right correct

 

 

An oxidizing substance is defined as:

 

  • a. A substance that contributes to the combustion of other material by yielding oxygen correct
  • b. A substance that might spontaneously combust when exposed to air wrong
  • c. A substance or article that explodes as a mass
  • d. An organism that is believed to be infectious to humans

 

 

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?

 

  • a. Proceed very slowly towards the tracks beyond the normal 5 metre stopping distance to get a closer look wrong
  • b. Walk to the track yourself to see if you can cross safely, remembering to shut off the engine and set the brakes firstcorrect
  • c. Instruct one of the passengers to walk to the track to see if there are any trains coming
  • d. Listen very carefully for a train whistle, and if proceed carefully if you do not hear one

 

 

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

 

  • a. Pull; Aim; Squeeze; Sweepcorrect
  • b. Aim; Pull; Squeeze; Sweep
  • c. Sweep; Aim; Pull; Squeezewrong
  • d. Aim; Squeeze; Sweep; Pull

 

 

When reversing to unload a dump vehicle, you should:

 

  • a. Use the backing alarm if the vehicle is equipped with onecorrect
  • b. Avoid using your mirrors and rely entirely on the hand signals of the guide
  • c. Position the guide so that he or she can see your path, but cannot be seen by youwrong
  • d. Back the vehicle to the passenger's side (right)

 

 

When going through urban areas, all drivers must:

 

  • a. Stop before every uncontrolled railway crossing
  • b. Encourage other vehicles to pass you before making left turnswrong
  • c. Activate the emergency hazard lights during night-time hours
  • d. Drive only on the routes specified for trucks and dangerous goods vehicles, correct

 

 

If you are operating an ambulance during an emergency, you could use the red flashing overhead lights and not the siren when:

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

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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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When performing a turnaround with a school bus, the correct procedure is to:

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When reversing a semi-trailer, you should:

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

25 / 30

When inspecting the power steering pump and hose during a pre-trip inspection, you should check for the following:

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

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What should you do if you have begun crossing a set of railroad tracks and the crossing lights begin to flash?

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According to this Provinces Hours of service legislation, under which of the following conditions would a driver not be allowed to drive?

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When conversing with or offering help to someone with disabilities, it is important to:

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Corrosive materials can corrode:

Ontario COMMERCIAL DRIVING PRACTICE TEST 2023

What is a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Ontario?

A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in Ontario is a specialized driver’s license required to operate commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses. There are different classes of CDLs depending on the type of vehicle you intend to drive.

How do I obtain a CDL in Ontario?

To obtain a CDL in Ontario, you need to pass a written knowledge test, potentially an air brake knowledge test, meet vision and medical requirements, and pass a practical road test. You may also need specific endorsements for certain vehicle types.

What are the different classes of commercial driver’s licenses in Ontario?

In Ontario, there are several classes of CDLs, including:

Class A: Required for tractor-trailers and other large combination vehicles.

Class D: Required for buses and other large passenger vehicles.

Class B: Required for school buses, city buses, and other vehicles.

What is the air brake endorsement, and who needs it?

The air brake endorsement (Z endorsement) is required if you plan to operate vehicles equipped with air brakes. You will need to pass an additional air brake knowledge test to obtain this endorsement.

What is the difference between a G-class license and a CDL in Ontario?

A G-class license is a regular driver’s license, while a CDL is a specialized license for commercial vehicles. You typically need a full G-class license before applying for a CDL.

How do I prepare for the CDL written tests?

You can prepare for the CDL written tests by studying the official Ontario driver’s handbook for commercial drivers. There are specific handbooks available for each class of CDL.

What is the passing score for the CDL written tests?

The passing score for the CDL written tests is typically 80%. You need to correctly answer a certain percentage of questions to pass.

Can I practice driving a commercial vehicle before taking the road test?

Yes, you can practice driving a commercial vehicle under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Many driving schools offer training programs to help you prepare for the road test.

Are there age requirements for obtaining a CDL in Ontario?

You must be at least 18 years old to obtain a CDL in Ontario. There may be additional age requirements for specific types of CDLs, such as school bus endorsements.

How long is a CDL valid in Ontario?

A CDL in Ontario is typically valid for five years, but it’s essential to check the expiration date on your license.

What documents do I need to bring to the test center for the CDL tests?

You’ll need to bring valid identification, such as a passport or birth certificate, proof of address, and any required medical documents. Check the MTO website for specific requirements.

What are the costs associated with obtaining a CDL in Ontario?

The fees for obtaining a CDL can vary depending on the class of license and any endorsements. Check the MTO website for current fee information.

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