Commercial Drivers License (General Knowledge) : Road Conditions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Commercial Drivers License (General Knowledge)

varsity tutors app store varsity tutors android store

All Commercial Drivers License (General Knowledge) Resources

18 Practice Tests Question of the Day Flashcards Learn by Concept

Example Questions

Example Question #2 : Safety

In judging the safe speed on a deep downgrade, one must consider all of the following except ________________.

Possible Answers:

how heavy the vehicle and cargo are combined

how fragile the cargo inside the vehicle is

how steep the grade is

the quality and condition of the road

Correct answer:

how fragile the cargo inside the vehicle is

Explanation:

In assessing your safe speed on a downgrade, your primary concern must be the safety of yourself and the other drivers or pedestrians nearby. The fragile nature of your cargo is far from the greatest concern, as compared to safe travel for all humans involved or nearby.

Example Question #3 : Safety

A hazard is ________________.

Possible Answers:

any road condition or driver that could potentially cause danger

a road condition that could potentially cause danger

not a relevant term related to commercial vehicle safety

a term for materials that are toxic or flammable

Correct answer:

any road condition or driver that could potentially cause danger

Explanation:

Hazard is a broad term that refers to any road condition or driver that could potentially cause danger. Hazardous materials are toxic or flammable. A patch of ice and a drunk driver are both considered hazards, by this definition.

All Commercial Drivers License (General Knowledge) Resources

18 Practice Tests Question of the Day Flashcards Learn by Concept
Learning Tools by Varsity Tutors

Incompatible Browser

Please upgrade or download one of the following browsers to use Instant Tutoring: