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Alberta Class 1 Licence Test 5

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal commercial applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 AB commercial driver's licence manual
  • Updated for June 2024
Verified by Steven Litvintchouk, M.S., Chief Educational Researcher, Member of ACES. See our detailed commitment to accuracy and quality in our practice tests.
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AB commercial driver's licence
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About this test

Looking to ace the Alberta Class 1 Licence Test? You're in the right place. Our practice test has been updated for 2024 and contains 50 must-know questions. These questions cover everything from road safety rules to vehicle operation best practices, all sourced from the official 2024 Alberta commercial driver's handbook. A Class 1 licence is required for those planning to drive any tractor-trailer combinations. To pass, you'll need to answer at least 80% of the questions correctly. Prep smart, and don't leave your test to chance!

List of questions (classic view)

  1. If the vehicle's load stretches or extends over 1.5 metres from the rear, how should you signal others at night?
  2. When attaching multiple trailers to a towing unit, which one connects directly to the tractor?
  3. Prior to granting an LCV Driver's Certificate, the carrier ensures the driver has at least a certain amount of driving experience. How many kilometres does that equate to?
  4. What should you do if the reversing distance extends beyond two lengths of your vehicle?
  5. To whom do distracted driving laws apply?
  6. What's another factor that magnifies the stopping distance of a vehicle?
  7. Oversized or specialized equipment calls for a special permit. Which detail is not specified in this permit?
  8. Companies need evidence that their drivers comply with the Canadian Trucking Alliance's LCV Driver's Manual. What does "LCV" stand for?
  9. Why is brake-pumping discouraged when trying to stop the vehicle?
  10. If you double your speed, by how much should the braking force be amplified to stop the car securely?
  11. If both the weight and speed of the vehicle double, what happens to the required braking force?
  12. All buses designed for more than 11 passengers require inspection, except for which type?
  13. When carrying out a turnaround with a school bus, which action is not recommended?
  14. How many hours of rest are mandated for drivers following cycle 2 before hitting their 70-hour mark?
  15. Which is the appropriate gear for reversing a commercial vehicle?
  16. The dangerous goods laws stipulate the following
  17. If a vehicle breakdown occurs outside urban limits in daylight hours, how far from the vehicle should an approved warning device be installed?
  18. Who is in charge of issuing an annual LCV Driver's Certificate for long combination vehicle operators?
  19. What is the recommended action if you feel drowsy or fatigued behind the wheel?
  20. What advantage does tire friction offer to a driver?
  21. What action should you perform prior to emptying materials into a hopper?
  22. What is the recommended duration to adequately warm up your engine before driving?
  23. In which direction is it advised to reverse a Class 3 vehicle for optimal visibility?
  24. Who is lawfully permitted to refuel a propane vehicle or cylinder?
  25. How can a school bus driver improve his/her visibility to see up and down railway tracks after stopping the bus?
  26. Why is it not advisable to pump the throttle when starting a fuel-injected vehicle?
  27. The Alberta Commercial Driver's Guide does not consider _________ to be a distraction from driving.
  28. At what rpms should you shift gears to achieve optimal fuel efficiency?
  29. When driving a school bus, what's the legal stopping distance from the nearest railway track?
  30. Which of the following statements about crossing railway tracks is untrue for drivers of large vehicles?
  31. For how long is a trip inspection report deemed to be valid once it has been completed?
  32. What's the highest speed limit for a school bus?
  33. Which statement is false? You should not move a loaded dump vehicle until
  34. Under what circumstances is it unlawful to reverse a school bus by yourself, whether it is loaded or unloaded?
  35. Who is held accountable for dangerous goods in the event of an incident such as a leak, collision, or an unintended release or near release?
  36. Which display screen is not permissible and is part of the distracted driving laws?
  37. Each driver should report any violations, convictions, and collisions to whom?
  38. Who bears the responsibility for ensuring drivers are adequately trained to transport dangerous goods and possess a Dangerous Goods Training Certificate?
  39. Who should you notify in case of a major or minor fuel spill?
  40. If the dangerous goods placards and panels are lost, damaged, or defaced during the trip, who is responsible for replacing them?
  41. What action while approaching railway tracks can help a driver identify an approaching train?
  42. How regularly should you check your vehicle's condition during your trip, such as gauges, tires, and cargo?
  43. Under which circumstance should you evacuate passengers from a school bus and guide them to a secure location if the bus breaks down?
  44. What does the three-point contact procedure, recommended when exiting a vehicle, refer to?
  45. Who is exempt from the distracted driving law and can use their cell phone while operating their vehicle?
  46. In Alberta, who is exempt from wearing a seat belt?
  47. Every driver is responsible for
  48. Under which conditions are you allowed to use a GPS system while driving without being penalized under the distracted driving laws?
  49. Every driver transporting dangerous goods must have a copy of which documents with them?
  50. Which practice while driving can help reduce operating costs by up to 30%?