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Alberta Class 1 Licence Test 2 2024 | AB

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Based on 2024 AB commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback
Preparing to drive a semi-trailer truck or a long combination vehicle in Alberta? You'll need a Class 1 commercial driver's licence. The transportation industry in AB is booming, so now is a great time: truck drivers are in high demand. As a Class 1 licenced commercial driver, you can work for a trucking company as an employee, or for yourself as an owner-operator. But in order to drive one of the largest vehicles on the road, you must first learn to drive carefully and safely. So before you can get your Class 1 licence, you must pass both a written and a practical test. The written test (also known as the Alberta truck driver's knowledge exam) has several multiple-choice questions. This 50-question Class 1 practice test is a great way to prepare as all questions are based on the official 2024 AB commercial driver's manual. As you answer the questions, we recommend checking each question's explanation to gain some further insight into the rule behind it. Good luck and drive safely!
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Perfect for:

  • First-time AB commercial license applicants
  • Existing commercial license holders adding endorsements
  • AB commercial license renewal applicants

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. If your truck is transporting cargo, you must check the securement of the cargo within the first ______ of the trip.
  2. Driving a commercial vehicle on the road is
  3. What does this sign mean?
  4. What does this sign mean?
  5. What does this sign mean?
  6. In large commercial vehicles, most air brake systems use automatic valves to
  7. When uncoupling your tractor from a trailer, at what point do you lower the trailer landing gear?
  8. What is the first step of the pre-trip inspection?
  9. Which of the following are normal responses from an antilock braking system (ABS)?
  10. What does this sign mean?
  11. What does this sign mean?
  12. At vehicle inspection stations, axles are inspected for
  13. What is the Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)?
  14. Your vehicle passes the tug test of the parking brakes if
  15. What is the "cut-in" level?
  16. What does a driver need to transport dangerous goods?
  17. When is an engine retarder most efficient?
  18. In determining how well your air brake system works, which is NOT a significant factor?
  19. Which of the following is true about B-train couplings?
  20. What does this sign mean?
  21. When can your vehicle be inspected on a highway?
  22. What does an ABS system do?
  23. What does this sign mean?
  24. Which parties are responsible for ensuring the correct and compliant weight of a shipment?
  25. What is the best way to dry out your brakes after you've driven through water?
  26. When operating a truck, tractor, trailer, or any combination of these vehicles registered for or weighing more than 4,500 kg outside of Alberta, which type of certificate is mandated by the federal law for carriers to hold?
  27. How many hours of driving during a work shift is a driver not allowed to exceed?
  28. Under which circumstances would a farm vehicle operator require an air brake endorsement?
  29. Is an air brake endorsement necessary for drivers operating vehicles equipped with an air-actuated hydraulic braking system?
  30. Possessing a Class 2 licence permits you to train on which class(es) of vehicle?
  31. Once a driver has successfully completed an authorized Alberta air brake course, what letter is added to their licence?
  32. Which types of vehicles are you authorized to operate with a Class 4 licence?
  33. A vehicle equipped with an air brake system has brakes activated by air pressure. Where is this air pressure sourced?
  34. With a Class 3 driver's licence, what is the maximum passenger capacity for any vehicle you operate?
  35. In order to upgrade to a Class 1, 2 or 4 licence, a medical report is required. Where can this form be obtained?
  36. With a Class 1 licence, which types of vehicles are you authorized to operate?
  37. In an air-actuated hydraulic braking system, what type of braking system does the air compressor augment?
  38. What is the lowest age at which someone can start learning to become a commercial driver in Alberta?
  39. Regarding the path to becoming a professional driver, which of the following statements is the most accurate?
  40. What aspect of your health is evaluated before your Alberta driver's licence can be upgraded?
  41. What does an air-over hydraulic braking system signify?
  42. Until reaching 45 years old, what is the frequency at which you need a medical report?
  43. If your vision test for a driver's licence upgrade is unsuccessful, what is the next course of action?
  44. Holding a Class 2 licence entitles you to operate what sort of vehicle?
  45. What letter is appended to their licence when someone with a Licence Class 1, 2, or 4 becomes qualified to drive a school bus?
  46. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
  47. What class of licence must you already hold to begin learning to drive a commercial vehicle?
  48. In relation to being a professional commercial driver, which statement is not accurate?
  49. Holding a Class 3 licence allows you to operate which kinds of vehicles?
  50. For an intelligent, professional driver, being involved in a collision can lead to numerous negative consequences. Which statement is incorrect?