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BC Class 1 Commercial Licence Practice Test 3 2024

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Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback
This Class 1 commercial licence practice test will help you prepare for your Class 1 knowledge exam. The test contains 50 questions based on the official BC commercial driver's handbook for 2024. You'll get a short hint and a detailed explanation for each question to help you better understand the question. Good luck!
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Perfect for:

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

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. You're driving a truck that is 17.6 metres long. Under ideal driving conditions, you should maintain a following distance of at least ________ behind the vehicle ahead.
  2. Under ideal driving conditions, passenger cars and light trucks should maintain a following distance of at least ________ behind the vehicle ahead.
  3. To drive defensively, you should
  4. How can you keep livestock bunched together during their transportation?
  5. Industrial roads do NOT include which of the following?
  6. Which of the following statements about intermodal cargo containers are true?
  7. Why is it important for you to know the dimensions of your vehicle?
  8. A tractor-trailer travelling at high speeds creates air turbulence in which of the following areas?
  9. Load binders are used for what purpose?
  10. Loads must not extend more than _________ beyond the front bumper of the vehicle.
  11. Loads on a straight truck must not extend more than ________ beyond the turn centre.
  12. On a TAC (BC) vehicle, loads on the trailer must not extend more than __________ beyond the articulation point.
  13. Your vehicle's engine will start to lug (strain) if it is operated
  14. Which of the following statements about off-tracking are true?
  15. On-duty time includes which of the following?
  16. After you obtain a commercial driver’s licence, your driving record will
  17. An oversize load permit may require you to
  18. Peak torque is
  19. Permits are not normally issued for vehicles that are wider than
  20. Why should you use extra caution at railway crossings in rural areas?
  21. Besides regular brake maintenance, who is responsible for ensuring that the brakes of a vehicle are working properly before the vehicle is driven?
  22. Which of the following statements about revolutions per minute (rpm) are true?
  23. What is a runaway lane?
  24. Side-view mirrors may extend up to ______ beyond the side of a commercial vehicle without being considered in the overall width of the vehicle.
  25. Which of the following may reduce the amount of steering control you have?
  26. Stopping on icy roads requires
  27. The brakes, tires and suspension of a combination vehicle work best when
  28. Every cargo securement system must be able to withstand
  29. What is the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)?
  30. What is the licensed gross vehicle weight (GVW)?
  31. The maximum speed in an alley is _______ unless otherwise posted.
  32. Under the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, how often must commercial vehicles be inspected?
  33. You're rounding a curve to the right. You should keep your front wheels
  34. The working load limit of tiedowns used to secure cargo must be at least _____ of the cargo weight.
  35. Which of the following statements about a vehicle's turning radius are true?
  36. The way in which a vehicle can be manoeuvred depends on which of the following?
  37. The width of most loads should not exceed
  38. Which of the following statements are true about timber used as dunnage?
  39. The time you spend riding on a ferry is considered off-duty time unless
  40. A tire that is overinflated or underinflated can
  41. How long is the learner's licence valid?
  42. Once you've identified a problem on the road, how long does the typical response time take, such as moving from the accelerator to the brake pedal?
  43. In the context of commercial driving, what does NSC stand for?
  44. Are commercial drivers subject to a higher vision standard compared to Class 5 drivers?
  45. If you pass your Class 1, 2 or 3 road test on a vehicle with an automatic transmission, how is this denoted on your driver's licence?
  46. When a vehicle's axles are unevenly loaded, how does braking affect wheels carrying lighter loads?
  47. What is defined as a special activities bus?
  48. If you've failed your first attempt of a class 1–4 licence test, how long must you wait before reattempting the test?
  49. If the brakes are used excessively, generating more heat than they are capable of absorbing and dissipating, what could happen as a result?
  50. Is the holder of a commercial driver's licence required to undergo regular medical exams?